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Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Ferdinand Magellan in next to no time with this concise guide.
50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Ferdinand Magellan. In early modern Europe, maritime exploration was hugely important as different countries vied for control of the lucrative spice trade. In 1519, the Portuguese navigator and explorer Ferdinand Magellan set sail with a small fleet in search of a new route to the Indies. Although the fleet was decimated by fighting, illness and starvation, they eventually discovered this new route and completed the first ever circumnavigation of the globe.
In just 50 minutes you will:
* Learn about Magellan's life and the maritime expeditions he took part in
* Analyse the scientific, political and economic consequences of his expedition around the world
* Understand the importance of maritime exploration and the spice trade in early modern Europe
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bound: 42 pages
publisher: 50Minutes.com (January 3, 2017)
isbn: 2806292085, 978-2806292087,
weight: 2.7 ounces (