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

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/6/2010
  • Publisher: Free Press

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The Fourth Part of the Worldis an epic adventure story about the creation of the map that introduced Europe to America and ushered in the New World.

Table of Contents

Timelinep. xiii
Cast of Charactersp. xvii
Prefacep. xxi
Prologue: Awakeningp. 1
Old Worldp. 23
Matthew's Mapsp. 25
Scourge of Godp. 45
The Description of the Worldp. 65
Through the Ocean Seap. 83
Seeing Is Believingp. 96
New Worldp. 111
Rediscoveryp. 113
Ptolemy the Wisep. 129
The Florentine Perspectivep. 147
Terrae Incognitaep. 166
Into African Climesp. 180
The Learned Menp. 198
Cape of Stormsp. 215
Colombop. 236
The Admiralp. 256
Christ-Bearerp. 278
Amerigop. 302
The Whole Worldp. 325
Gymnasiump. 327
World Without Endp. 346
Afterworldp. 371
Epilogue: The Way of the Worldp. 395
Appendix: The Stevens-Brown Mapp. 399
Acknowledgmentsp. 405
Notesp. 407
Works Citedp. 425
Further Readingp. 434
Permissions and Creditsp. 436
Indexp. 441
Author Q&Ap. 463
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