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The Resource Early explorers of North America, C. Keith Wilbur

Early explorers of North America, C. Keith Wilbur

Label
Early explorers of North America
Title
Early explorers of North America
Statement of responsibility
C. Keith Wilbur
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Surveys the history of New World explorations from the Viking age to the eighteenth century, including the latest views on pre-Columbian explorations
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1923-2009
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Wilbur, C. Keith
Dewey number
970.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E101
LC item number
.W56 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Illustrated living history series
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  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
  • North America
  • America
  • North America
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Early explorers of North America, C. Keith Wilbur
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Chester, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, ©1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-139) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before the Vikings: The Stone Age -- The Bronze Age -- The Iron Age -- Stone inscriptions -- Early navigation -- Early historic explorations -- The Viking explorers: The Norse sagas -- Bjarni Herjolfsson's glimpse of America -- Leif Erikson explores Vinland -- Leif's elusive winter camp -- The First recorded Indian contact -- Karlsefni's explorations and attempted colonization -- Mapping Karlsefni's discoveries -- Later Norse colonies -- From single sail to full-rigged ship -- An Expanding world -- John Cabot for England -- Portugal looks to the West: John Frenandes for Portugal -- Gasper Corte-Real for Portugal -- 1500 -- North American Indian cultures: Paleo-American Indians -- Early Archaic Indians -- Late-Archaic Indians -- Ceramic-Woodland Indians -- The Grand Bank fisheries -- Defining the New World -- Vespucci and Magellan -- The Spanish conquests in North America: Arms and armor -- Ponce de Leon, 1513, 1521 -- Recording the Florida Indians and their tribal lands -- The Spanish push inland: Carbeza de Vaca -- lost in the Southwest, 1528-36 -- Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, 1537-42 -- Southwest Indians and their towns -- Hernando de Soto's expedition, 1539-43 -- Verrazzano sails the coast for France -- Cartier's three voyages for France: First voyage to the Gulf of St. Lawrence -- Second exploration to Quebec and Montreal -- Cartier's third and final effort -- The Push to colonize: The French invasion of Spanish Florida -- England's Lost Colony -- Raleigh's Twice-Lost Colony
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
140 pages
Isbn
9780791045312
Lccn
96043019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 3108824
  • (OCoLC)35548946
  • (OCoLC)ocm35548946
  • 413122
  • 3108824
Label
Early explorers of North America, C. Keith Wilbur
Publication
Note
Originally published: Chester, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, ©1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-139) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before the Vikings: The Stone Age -- The Bronze Age -- The Iron Age -- Stone inscriptions -- Early navigation -- Early historic explorations -- The Viking explorers: The Norse sagas -- Bjarni Herjolfsson's glimpse of America -- Leif Erikson explores Vinland -- Leif's elusive winter camp -- The First recorded Indian contact -- Karlsefni's explorations and attempted colonization -- Mapping Karlsefni's discoveries -- Later Norse colonies -- From single sail to full-rigged ship -- An Expanding world -- John Cabot for England -- Portugal looks to the West: John Frenandes for Portugal -- Gasper Corte-Real for Portugal -- 1500 -- North American Indian cultures: Paleo-American Indians -- Early Archaic Indians -- Late-Archaic Indians -- Ceramic-Woodland Indians -- The Grand Bank fisheries -- Defining the New World -- Vespucci and Magellan -- The Spanish conquests in North America: Arms and armor -- Ponce de Leon, 1513, 1521 -- Recording the Florida Indians and their tribal lands -- The Spanish push inland: Carbeza de Vaca -- lost in the Southwest, 1528-36 -- Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, 1537-42 -- Southwest Indians and their towns -- Hernando de Soto's expedition, 1539-43 -- Verrazzano sails the coast for France -- Cartier's three voyages for France: First voyage to the Gulf of St. Lawrence -- Second exploration to Quebec and Montreal -- Cartier's third and final effort -- The Push to colonize: The French invasion of Spanish Florida -- England's Lost Colony -- Raleigh's Twice-Lost Colony
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
140 pages
Isbn
9780791045312
Lccn
96043019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 3108824
  • (OCoLC)35548946
  • (OCoLC)ocm35548946
  • 413122
  • 3108824

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