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"Kolumb". by Яков Михайлович Свет
1492 by Mary Johnston
1492 by Newton Frohlich
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles C. Mann
The accidental Indies by Robert Finley
Admiral of the Ocean Sea : a life of Christopher Columbus by Samuel Eliot Morison
Adventures from History: Christopher Columbus by L. Du Garde Peach
All the Countries We've Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To by Stuart Laycock
All the Queen's Men by Peter Brimacombe
Alternate Americas by Gregory Benford
Around the World In a Hundred Years by Jean Fritz
An Attempt to Shew, that America must be Known to the Ancients by Samuel Mather
Bay of Arrows by Jay Parini
The Big Golden Book of Christopher Columbus & Other Early Adventurers by Russell Bourne
A Birder's West Indies by Roland H. Wauer
Book About Christopher Columbus by Ruth Belov Gross
Builders of America Vol. I, Christopher Columbus by Clifford. COLUMBUS. SMYTH
By Fire, By Water by Mitchell James Kaplan
Christianity's Social Record by Joseph McCabe
Christopher Columbus by David Goodnough
Christopher Columbus by Stephen Krensky
Christopher Columbus by Lisa Wade Mccormick
Christopher Columbus by Piero Ventura
Christopher Columbus by Gianni Granzotto
Christopher Columbus by Trish Kline
Christopher Columbus by Struan Reid
Christopher Columbus by Ernle Bradford
Christopher Columbus by Ann McGovern
Christopher Columbus & Others by Russell Bourne
Christopher Columbus (Buddy Books First Biographies) by Christy Devillier
Christopher Columbus (My First Biography) by Marion Dane Bauer
Christopher Columbus (Rookie Biographies) by Mary Dodson Wade
Christopher Columbus (Worlds Great Explorers) by Christine Fitz-Gerald
Christopher Columbus and How He Received and Imparted the Spirit of Discovery by Justin Winsor
Christopher Columbus and the Afrikan Holocaust: Slavery and the Rise of European Capitalism by John Henrik Clarke
Christopher Columbus and the Discovery of the New World by Josephine Pollard
Christopher Columbus and the Enterprise of the Indies: A Brief History with Documents by Geoffrey Symcox
Christopher Columbus and the First Voyages to the New World by Stephen C. Dodge
Christopher Columbus opera bouffe in 4 acts by Jacques Offenbach
Christopher Columbus, Mariner by Samuel Eliot Morison
Christopher Columbus: A Great Explorer by Carol Greene
Christopher Columbus: Admiral of the Ocean Sea by James Haskins
Christopher Columbus: Explorer of the New World by Robin S. Doak
Christopher Columbus: In Their Own Words by Peter Roop
Christopher Columbus: Master Italian Navigator in the Court of Spain (Explorers) by Martha Kneib
Christopher Columbus: Opening the Americas to European Exploration by Michael Burgan
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery of the Americas by Clint Twist
Christopher Columbus: The Voyage That Changed the World by Emma Carlson Berne
Colecciones puertorriqueñas: Cristobal Colón en Puerto Rico by Cayetano Coll y Toste
Columbus by Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
Columbus by Rafael Sabatini
Columbus & Cortez: Conquerors for Christ by John Eidsmoe
Columbus & the Renaissance Explorers (Great Explorers (World Almanac)) by Colin Hynson
Columbus and the Age of Discovery by Zvi Dor-Ner
Columbus in the Americas by William Least Heat-Moon
Columbus on Himself by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
The Columbus Story by Alice Dalgliesh
Columbus, His Life and Voyages - (Condensed by the Author from his larger work) by Washington Irving
Columbus: And the Conquest of the Impossible by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Columbus: For Gold, God and Glory: In Search of the Real Christopher Columbus by John Dyson
Columbus: His Enterprise: Exploding the Myth by Hans Koning
Columbus: The Four Voyages by Laurence Bergreen
Columbus: The Great Adventure: His Life, His Times, and His Voyages by Paolo Emilio Taviani
Columbus; the story of Don Cristóbal Colón, Admiral of the Ocean by Björn Landström
The conquest of America : the question of the Other by Tzvetan Todorov
Conquest of Eden: 1493-1515 : Other Voyages of Columbus Guadeloupe Puerto Rico Hispaniola Virgin Islands by Michael Paiewonsky
The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy by Kirkpatrick Sale
Conquest: How Societies Overwhelm Others by David Day
Cristobal Colon en Puerto Rico: llegada de los conquistadores espanoles a BoriquŽn. Desenos por Conrado Vasquez. by Cayetano Coll Y Toste
Cristoforo Colombo by Salvador de Madariaga
Diario of Christopher Columbus by Christopher Columbus
Did Columbus Really Discover America? And Other Questions About the Age of Exploration by Peter Roop
The Discoveries of Mrs. Christopher Columbus: His Wife's Version : A Novel by Paula DiPerna
The Discovery of the Americas: From Prehistory Through the Age of Columbus (The American Story) by Betsy Maestro
DK Readers: The Story of Columbus by Anita Ganeri
Do Not Open by John Farndon
Dogs of God: Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors by James Reston Jr.
The Dogs of Paradise by Abel Posse
Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster by Steven Biel
El Enigma de Colón y los descubrimientos de América by Juan Eslava Galan
Empire of blue water: Captain Morgan's great pirate army, the epic battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe that ended the outlaws' bloody reign by Stephan Talty
Encounter by Jane Yolen
Explorers Who Got Lost by Diane Sansevere-Dreher
Failure is not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond by Gene Kranzmentioned
The Fight for Freedom by Francesco Brancaccio di Carpino
The First Americans by Joy Hakim
First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansenmentioned
Follow the Dream: The Story of Christopher Columbus by Peter Sís
The Four Voyages: Being His Own Log-Book, Letters and Dispatches with Connecting Narratives.. (Penguin Classics) by Christopher Columbus
The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name by Toby Lester
Freedom Beyond the Sea by Waldtraut Lewin
From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969 by Eric Williams
Genesis (Memory of Fire Trilogy, Part 1) by Eduardo Galeano
Genoa: A Telling of Wonders by Paul Metcalf
Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction by Robert C. Allen
Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower by Geoffrey Moorhouse
Groundbreakers: Pack E of 4: Sir Walter Raleigh / James Cook / Christopher Columbus / Mary Kingsley by Shaun McCarthy
GURPS Who's Who 2: More of History's Most Intriguing Characters by Phil Masters
The Harp and the Shadow by Alejo Carpentier
He Went with Christopher Columbus by Louise Andrews Kent
Hispaniola: Caribbean Chiefdoms in the Age of Columbus by Samuel M. Wilson
History of the United States from the earliest period to the Administration of James Buchanan by J. A. Spencer
The Horizon book of the Elizabethan world by Lacey Baldwin Smith
How to Think About Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age by Theodore Schick Jr.
I Discover Columbus by Robert Lawson
I, Columbus : My Journal :1492-1493 by Peter Roop
If You Were There in 1492: Everyday Life in the Time of Columbus by Barbara Brenner
Imperial Spain: 1469-1716 by J. H. Elliott
In 1492 by Jean Marzollo
The Indian Chronicles by Jose Barreiro
Inventing the Flat Earth: Columbus and Modern Historians by Jeffrey Burton Russell
Journals and Other Documents on the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus by Samuel Eliot Morison
Juan Ponce de León and the Spanish discovery of Puerto Rico by Robert H. Fuson
La petite poule qui voulait voir la mer by Christian Jolibois
The Last Crusader: The Untold Story of Christopher Columbus by George Grant
The Last Voyage of Columbus: Being the Epic Tale of the Great Captain's Fourth Expedition, Including Accounts of Mutiny, Shipwreck, and Discovery by Martin Dugard
Le grand amiral : cinq siècles après la découverte de l'Amérique, la grandeur et le crépuscule de l'Espagne, vus de manière inédite, à travers l'ombre portée d'un aventurier prestigieux, Christophe Colomb by Alain Mantienne
Let's Read About-- Christopher Columbus (Scholastic First Biographies) by Kimberly Weinberger
Lies My Teacher Told Me About Christopher Columbus: What Your History Books Got Wrong by James W. Loewen
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong (Second Edition) by James W. Loewen
Life and Society in the West: Antiquity and the Middle Ages by Constance Brittain Bouchard
The life and voyages of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving
The Life of Christopher Columbus by John S. C. Abbott
The Long Journey by Johannes V. Jensen
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel
Makers of the western tradition: portraits from history by J. Kelley Sowards
Meet Christopher Columbus by James T. de Kay
The Memoirs of Christopher Columbus by Stephen Marlowe
Mercedes of Castile by James Fenimore Cooper
Morning Girl by Michael Dorris
My master Columbus (Seven seas books) by Cedric Belfrage
National Geographic Mysteries of History by Robert Stewart
Navigator by Stephen Baxter
The New World by Academic Industries Inc.
North American Explorers by Yannick Oney
The Oxford Companion to Ships & the Sea by Peter Kemp
Pastwatch : The Redemption of Christopher Columbus by Orson Scott Card
Pedro's Journal by Pam Conrad
A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present by Howard Zinn
A Picture Book of Christopher Columbus (Picture Book Biography) by David A. Adler
The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd by Richard Zacks
The Poincare Conjecture: In Search of the Shape of the Universe by Donal O'Shea
Pox: Genius, Madness, and the Mysteries of Syphilis by Deborah Hayden
Reader's Digest Great Biographies (Columbus, Antoinette, Jefferson, Bronte) by barbarajmorgan
Reign of Madness by Lynn Cullen
Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan by Hugh Thomas
The romance of navigation by W. B. Whall
The Rose Demon by Paul Doherty
Sails of Hope: The Secret Mission of Christopher Columbus by Simon Wiesenthal
Seeds of Change by Herman J. Viola
Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest by Matthew Restall
The Soddyssey and other Tales of Supernatural Law by Batton Lash
The Spanish lake by O. H. K. Spate
The Spice Route: A History by John Keay
The Story of Christopher Columbus by Nina Brown Baker
The Story of Columbus by Nellie McCabe
The Story of the White House by Kate Waters
Strange Footprints on the Land: Vikings in America by Constance H. Frick Irwin
Such a Deal [short story] by Esther Friesner
Sueño y verdad de América by Ciro Alegría
Sugar: A Bittersweet History by Elizabeth Abbott
They Went That-A-Way: How the Famous, the Infamous, and the Great Died by Malcolm Forbes
To the Indies by C. S. Forester
Trouble in Paradise by Nev Fountain
The True History of Chocolate by Sophie D. Coe
Ultima Thule : pohjoiset löytöretket by Matti Lainema
An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President by Randall Robinson
Unsolved Mysteries of History by Paul Aron
The Usborne Book of Explorers (From Columbus to Armstrong) by Felicity Everett
The Value of Curiosity: The Story of Christopher Columbus (ValueTales Series) by Spencer Johnson
The Velvet Doublet by James H. Street
Very First Biographies: Easy-to-Read Books About 16 Amazing Americans by Scholastic Inc.
Voices of A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World by Tony Horwitz
The Voyages of Christopher Columbus by Armstrong Sperry
Waiting for Columbus by Thomas Trofimuk
Washington Irving: An American Original by Brian Jay Jones
Westward With Columbus (Time Quest Book) by John Dyson
Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus? by Jean Fritz
Why We Eat What We Eat: How the Encounter Between the New World and the Old Changed the Way Everyone on the Planet Eats by Raymond Sokolov
Wild Majesty: Encounters with Caribs from Columbus to the Present Day, An Anthology by Peter Hulme
The World of Christopher Columbus and sons by Genevieve Foster
The Worlds of Christopher Columbus by William D. Phillips, Jr.
You Wouldn't Want to be an American Colonist!: A Settlement You'd Rather Not Start by Jacqueline Morley
You Wouldn't Want to Sail With Christopher Columbus!: Uncharted Waters You'd Rather Not Cross by Fiona MacDonald
Young Christopher Columbus: Discoverer of New Worlds (First-Start Biographies) by Eric Carpenter

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Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506) was a navigator, colonizer, and explorer from the Republic of Genoa, in northwestern Italy,[1][2][3][4] whose voyages across the Atlantic Ocean led to general European awareness of the American continents in the Western Hemisphere. With his four voyages of exploration and several attempts at establishing a settlement on the island of Hispaniola, all funded by Isabella I of Castile, he initiated the process of Spanish colonization which foreshadowed general European colonization of the "New World".

Although Columbus was not the first explorer to reach the Americas from Europe - i.e. the Norse, led by Leif Ericson[5] ; the voyages of which Columbus partook molded the future of European colonization and encouraged European exploration of foreign lands for centuries to come.

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