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The Enigmatic Christopher Columbus

Lecture no. 9 from the course: History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration

The Enigmatic Christopher Columbus

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Understand the complexities of Christopher Columbus who, in stumbling upon the Americas while attempting to reach Asia by heading West, touched off the massive Columbian Exchange of peoples, plants, commodities, and diseases. Dispel enduring myths, and explore Columbus’s religious motives for launching what he called “The Enterprise of the Indies.”

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