Christopher Columbus: And How He Received and Imparted the Spirit of Discovery

By Justin Winsor
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16.30 Hours 03/01/1992 unabridged
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This classic biography should be mandatory reading for all academicians. Winsor, a historian, poet, literary critic, and fiction writer, retraces every important aspect of Columbus’ fascinating life, from his family origins to his beliefs and convictions. Columbus emerges as a living, breathing human being with passions and ideas: a man possessing intellect and imagination enough to believe that the earth was round, not flat. Winsor’s opus represents an honest search for the truth.

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This classic biography should be mandatory reading for all academicians. Winsor, a historian, poet, literary critic, and fiction writer, retraces every important aspect of Columbus’ fascinating life, from his family origins to his beliefs and convictions. Columbus emerges as a living, breathing human being with passions and ideas: a man possessing intellect and imagination enough to believe that the earth was round, not flat. Winsor’s opus represents an honest search for the truth.

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Author Bio: Justin Winsor

Justin Winsor (1831–1897) was a prominent writer, librarian, and historian. He published his first book, A History of the Town of Duxbury, during his freshman year at Harvard. He contributed to many periodicals, and, in addition to editing many smaller works, edited some of the most important historical works of the nineteenth century.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 16.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English