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Issue: 092, 29/07/29 p. 473-474
Heading: Shades of the Dead. No. III.--Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   The Americas   Classical Mythology   Folklore   Christian Religion   
Topic: [Article, in a series on influential individuals in history. Columbus is perceived as the person most responsible for banishing the superstitions of the ancient world. However, he did not "resemble the idols of the nineteenth century". His enterprise was done more in the spirit of the reformation; technical or mechanical mastery of the material world was a means of realizing a vision, not an end in itself. Nor did Columbus relinquish religious faith]
Person: COLUMBUS   MARCO POLO   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Spanish Voyages, Para 7
Category: Geography   Exploration   Geography Of History   The Americas   
Topic: [Third volume of a work on Spanish exploration published in Madrid. Voyages after Columbus, discovering the East Coast of America. The voyages of Americus Vespusius. First Spanish settlements on Darien]
Person: NARARETE, M.   COLUMBUS   VESPUSIUS, Americus   
Source: Navarete: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries by Sea, made by the Spaniards since the Fifteenth Century   

Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 329
Heading: The Missions of California
Category: Geography   History   The Americas   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Selected extracts from Kotzebue`s last "Voyage round the World", which "has just left the German press". The settling of California, including an account of the original inhabitants and their servitude under the monks who founded the missions]
Person: CORTEZ   ULLOA, Francisco de   KOTZEBUE   
Source: Kotzebue: Voyage round the World   
Institution: Government of Spain   

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 345-346
Heading: Kotzebue`s Voyage Round the World
Category: Geography   History   The Americas   California   Polynesia   Social Anthropology   
Topic: The Radack Islands.--Dramatic Representation of a Battle. Californian Mode of Conversion. Maouna; its People and Fashions. [An editorial note says that a translation of Kotzebue`s work is in preparation; in the meantime the Athenaeum has got an advance copy through "our Foreign Correspondence" and intends to publish further extracts]
Person: LA PEROUSE   KOTZEBUE   MEDIURO   RADACK   RARICK   LAGEDIAK   DON ESTUDILLO   WALLIS, Capt.   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Issue: 007, 12/02/28 p. 102-103
Heading: Washington Irving`s Life of Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   The Americas   
Title: Life of Columbus
Author: IRVING, Washington   

Issue: 009, 22/02/28 p. 131-132
Heading: Washington Irving`s Life of Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   The Americas   
Title: A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus [Second notice]
Author: IRVING, Washington   

Issue: 010, 26/02/28 p. 150-151
Heading: Washington Irving`s Life of Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   The Americas   
Title: A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus [Third notice]
Author: IRVING, Washington   

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