The Year the World Began
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1492: The Year the World Began is a look at one of the most fascinating years in world history, the year when many believe the modern world was born. Historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, author of Millennium, covers such iconic figures as Christopher Columbus and Alexander Borgia and explores cultures as diverse as that of Spain, China, and Africa to tell the story of 1492, a momentous year whose lessons are still relevant today
From Publishers Weekly
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This is an excellent analysis,extremely well-written and engaging. I now have a better understanding of the broad sweep of global events surrounding this key year in modern history! Thank you.