9781439102329

Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem

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  • ISBN13:

    9781439102329

  • ISBN10:

    1439102325

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-09-20
  • Publisher: Free Press
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Summary

Christopher Columbus is reevaluated as a man of deep passion, patience, and religious conviction--on a mission to save Jerusalem from Islam.

Table of Contents

Prologuep. vii
Introduction The passions of Columbusp. ix
Omens of the Apocalypsep. 1
Learning the "Secrets of the World"p. 19
The Plan Begins to Take Shapep. 43
Vision Becomes Realityp. 68
Days of Wonderp. 91
Triumph and Disasterp. 117
Unruly Passions: The Coloniesp. 144
Paradise Found and Lostp. 166
Privileges and Prophecies: Columbus's Stake in the Futurep. 186
Maroonedp. 202
The Final Passion: Disillusion and Deathp. 224
Afterwards Columbus, Apocalyptic, and Jerusalemp. 236
Acknowledgementsp. 245
Appendix What Happened to that Major Playersp. 247
notesp. 253
Bibliographyp. 292
Indexp. 305
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