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Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was a navigator, colonizer and explorer whose voyages across the Atlantic Ocean led to general European awareness of the American continents in the Western Hemisphere. With his four voyages of exploration and several attempts at establishing a settlement on the island of Hispaniola, all funded by Isabella I of Castile, he initiated the process of Spanish colonization which foreshadowed general European colonization of the "New World."|
Among his writings are several journals and letters detailing his voyages.
Works by Christopher Columbus
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Works about Christopher Columbus
- James Grant Wilson, “Columbus, Christopher,” Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1900.
- George Parker Winship, “Columbus, Christopher,” The New International Encyclopædia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.
- “Columbus, Christopher” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- "Columbus", a poem by Florence Earle Coates
- Christopher Columbus by John Stevens Cabot Abbott
- The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving
- Christopher Columbus: His Life and His Work by Charles Kendall Adams
- Christopher Columbus: His Portraits and His Monuments by William Eleroy Curtis
- Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery by Filson Young
- Christopher Columbus: A Monograph on his True Burial Place by Sir Travers Twiss
- The true story of Christopher Columbus, called the Great Admiral by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.