The Resource 1494 : how a family feud in medieval Spain divided the world in half, Stephen R. Bown, (electronic resource)

1494 : how a family feud in medieval Spain divided the world in half, Stephen R. Bown, (electronic resource)

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1494 : how a family feud in medieval Spain divided the world in half
Title
1494
Title remainder
how a family feud in medieval Spain divided the world in half
Statement of responsibility
Stephen R. Bown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Columbus triumphantly returned from America to Spain in 1493, his discoveries inflamed an already-smouldering conflict between Spain's renowned monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella, and Portugal's Joao II. Which nation was to control the world's oceans? To quell the argument, Pope Alexander VI - the notorious Rodrigo Borgia - issued a proclamation laying the foundation for the Treaty of Tordesillas, an edict that created an imaginary line in the Atlantic Ocean dividing the entire known (and unknown) world between Spain and Portugal. Just as the world's oceans were about to be opened by Columb
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bown, Stephen R
Dewey number
970.01/6
Index
index present
LC call number
BX1810
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Portugal.
  • Demarcation line of Alexander VI
  • Portugal.
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • Religion
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • America
  • America
Label
1494 : how a family feud in medieval Spain divided the world in half, Stephen R. Bown, (electronic resource)
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http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4FFE9C6E-4187-4A1C-8900-8A95AF6C29B9
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn742181299
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781553659099
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4FFE9C6E-4187-4A1C-8900-8A95AF6C29B9
System control number
(OCoLC)742181299
Label
1494 : how a family feud in medieval Spain divided the world in half, Stephen R. Bown, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4FFE9C6E-4187-4A1C-8900-8A95AF6C29B9
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn742181299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781553659099
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4FFE9C6E-4187-4A1C-8900-8A95AF6C29B9
System control number
(OCoLC)742181299

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