Into the Rising Sun
Vasco Da Gama and the Search for the Sea Route to the EastBook - 1999
In the spirit of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes the story of Vasco da Gama, whose search for a sea route to the East took him and his crew on an odyssey of 27,000 miles and propelled Portugal to the forefront of international commerce and power. A companion to the PBS series of the same name. Photos & maps.
Publisher: New York : TV Books, c1999.
Branch Call Number: 910/.92/Gama/-C 6173cg 1
Characteristics: 175 p. : col. ill., col. map.
Alternative Title: Vasco da Gama and the search for the sea route to the East