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Around the world in a hundred years
Examines the great wave of European exploration during the fifteenth century which resulted in more accurate maps.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -124) and index.
|Other titles||Around the world in 100 years., Around the world in one hundred years.|
|Statement||Jean Fritz ; illustrated by Anthony Bacon Venti.|
|Contributions||Venti, Anthony Bacon, ill.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||128|
Around the World in a Hundred Years is a book about the time period of This book is full of maps, and other pictures. The book discusses ten explorers and their adventures. Some of the explorers discussed in the book are-John Cabot, Christopher Columbus, and /5(7). I finished a book called Around the World In A Hundred Years, by Jean Fritz. It is about travelers from a really long time ago. Here's a summary. It took all the powerful traits to brave The Unknown. In the early s, much of the world wasn't discovered, yet.
: Around The World In A Hundred Years: From Henry the Navigator to Magellan: Young readers biography of 10 major explorers & other minor ones, including Columbus, Magellan, John Cabot, Ponce de Leon, Balboa & Vasco da Gama. Illustrated with B&W line drawings by Anthony Bacon Venti. Young Readers, Biography, Exploration. Around The World In A Hundred Years Book Information. Title: Around The World In A Hundred Years. Author: Fritz, Jean. Isbn: Examines the great wave of European exploration during the 15th-century which resulted in .
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Covering Prince Henry the Navigator, Bartholomew Diaz, Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Pedro Alvares Cabral, John Cabot, Amerigo Vespucci, Juan Ponce Around the world in a hundred years book Leon, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, and Ferdinand Magellan, Around the World in a Hundred Years tells the story of about one-hundred years of exploration in a way younger readers can understand and find /5(24).
Around the World in a Hundred Years. Jean Fritz brings history to life once again in 10 true tales of 15th-century European explorers; from Bartholomew Diaz and Christopher Columbus to Juan Ponce de Leon and Vasco Nunez de Balboa/5(42).
Readers are led through a one-hundred-year period when Europeans explored the world and mapped the globe, while selfishly feeding their own curiosity and greed along the way.
Fritz includes astounding details, which provide young readers with an expanded understanding of events and the idiosyncrasies of these colorful characters.4/4(1).
Around the World in a Hundred Years From Henry the Navigator to Magellan. By Anthony Bacon Venti, Jean Fritz. The explores in this book are popular explores such as, Ferdinand Magellan, Christopher Columbus, Etc.
This book gives you a lot of information about people back then and explores at the years of the s.5/5(1). Around the world in a hundred years: from Henry the Navigator to Magellan Item PreviewPages: Around the world in a hundred years Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.
Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Alethea Bowser on Febru SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Here are my comments that are posted as a review of that book in the CM Bookfinder: I enjoy Jean Fritz and use her books a lot.
Her “Around the World in a Hundred Years” book is great for studying explorers and geography. Around the world in a hundred years from Henry the Navigator to Magellan by Jean Fritz.
2 Want to read; Published by Putnam's in New York. Written in EnglishPages: She has the ability to bring history and historical figures to life and look at events with a fresh perspective.
Around the World in a Hundred Years tells the stories of how Europeans came to discover some of the less well known parts of the earth.5/5(5). Around the World in a Hundred Years tells the stories of how Europeans came to discover some of the less well known parts of the earth.
Maybe it's because Ms. Fritz grew up in China, but she has a sensitivity to non-western points of view, and is able to address these events from the point of view of the 'discoverees' as well as the 'discoverers'.4/5(22). Around The World In A Hundred Years: From Henry The Navigator To MagellanPages: Around the World in a Hundred Years by Jean Fritz,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
Around the World in a Hundred Years: From Henry the Navigator to Magellan. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Around the World in a Hundred Years: from Henry the Navigator to Magellan by Jean Fritz; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Discoveries in geography, Juvenile literature, Explorers, Children: Grades Start studying Around the World in a years chapters Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
The parents' guide to what's in this book. Readers will pick up on some geography and history. Also, they will see how different journalism was at the time (not to mention, attitudes about women).
Some may be inspired to read the Jules 4/5. Deftly navigating the politically correct waters of revisionist history, Fritz surveys the brief period, beginning early in the 15th century (when the world known to Europeans consisted mostly of Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Asia), during which most of the globe's coastlines were first mapped.
She firmly places ten such daring explorers as Diaz, Columbus, and the atypically. A little over one hundred years ago, a novel virus emerged from an unknown animal reservoir and seeded itself silently in settlements around the world.
Then, in the closing months of World War I, as if from nowhere, the infection exploded in multiple countries and continents at more or less the same time. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.Finally, one hundred years after Prince Henry gave in to his curiosity, Ferdinand Magellan sailed all the way around the world.
Around the World in a Hundred Years tells the stories of ten remarkable explorers. Their adventures are sometimes funny and sometimes sad, and they changed the way people saw the world.“In a glass case on a table,” the old man marveled, “was the manuscript of Tom Sawyer.” And like a mute greeting from the old tramp’s distant past, it lay open to the same page he first read eighty-two years before.
** Around The World In Years is a Rumpus Reprint and originally appeared in a slightly different form in Tin House.