Contributor biographical information for Amerigo : the man who gave his name to America / Felipe Fernandez-Armesto.


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d104>Felipe Fernández-Armesto, the Prince of Asturias Professor of History at Tufts University, is the author of several books, including The Americas, Millennium, Columbus, and Near a Thousand Tables: A History of Food. He is the recipient of many honors and awards, including the Cairo Medal, the John Carter Brown Medal, and the Premio Nacional de Investigación of Spain’s Sociedad Geográfica Española. His work has appeared in twenty-four languages, and his journalism and broadcasts appear frequently in Spanish and British media.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Vespucci, Amerigo, -- 1451-1512.
America -- Name.
Explorers -- America -- Biography.
Explorers -- Spain -- Biography.
Explorers -- Portugal -- Biography.
Explorers -- Italy -- Florence -- Biography.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Portuguese.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Italian.
Florence (Italy) -- Biography.