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Tables of Contents for Historical Atlas of Exploration
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Introduction
6
2
The Age of Discovery
8
4
Europe in the 15th Century
12
10
Dynastic Portugal
14
2
Fragmented Spain
16
2
England and France
18
2
The Church and the Pope
20
2
An African Prelude
22
14
Prince Henry the Navigator
24
2
North and West Africa in the 15th Century
26
2
The Canaries
28
2
Goncalo Cabral
Gil Eannes
Cape Verde
30
2
Alvise da Cadamosto
Diogo Gomes
West Africa
32
2
Diogo Cao
Cape of Good Hope
34
2
Bartolomeu Dias
Wind and Current
36
8
Ships of Discovery
38
4
Navigation in the Age of Discovery
42
2
Across the Ocean Sea
44
16
The Caribbean Basin
46
6
Christopher Columbus
Pre-Columbian Caribbean Cultures
52
2
The Caribbean Basin
54
2
Martin
Vicente Pinzon
Cuba
56
2
Panfilo de Narvaez
Foundation of the Early Settlements
58
2
Sea Routes to the Indies
60
14
India
62
4
Vasco da Gama
India in 1498
66
2
Brazil by accident
68
2
Pedro Alvarez Cabral
Spice Islands
70
2
Diego Lopes de Sequeira
India and Malaya
72
2
Alfonso de Albuquerque
The Coastline of North America
74
16
Newfoundland
76
4
John Cabot
Native Cultures of the Atlantic Coast
80
2
Central Seaboard
82
2
Gaspar
Miguel Corte-Real
Southern seaboard
84
2
Sebastian Cabot
Florida
86
2
Juan Ponce de Leon
Atlantic seaboard
88
2
Giovanni da Verrazzano
The Discovery of South America
90
18
South American coast
92
2
Amerigo Vespucci
Colombia
94
2
Alonso de Ojeda
The Conquistadors: Winning an Empire
96
2
Peru
98
4
Francisco Pizarro
South American Culture in the 16th Century
102
2
The Inca Empire
104
2
Amazon
106
2
Francisco de Orellana
The Conquest of Central America
108
16
The Maya Culture
110
2
The Aztecs
112
2
Pacific Ocean
114
2
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Central America
116
2
Pedro de Alvarado
Mexico
118
4
Hernan Cortez
Mappa Mundi
122
2
Juan de la Cosa
The Pacific and Around the Globe
124
20
circumnavigation
126
6
Ferdinand Magellan
Philippines
132
1
Miguel Lopez de Legazpi
Solomon Islands
133
3
Alvaro Mendana de Neyra
Japan
136
2
St. Francis Xavier
Japan in the 16th Century
138
2
China in the 16th Century
140
2
circumnavigation
142
2
Sir Francis Drake
The Northwest Passage
144
14
St. Lawrence
146
4
Jacques Cartier
Baffin Island
150
2
Martin Frobisher
Davis Strait
152
2
John Davis
Northeast passage
154
2
Willoughby
Chancellor
The Arctic Waste
156
2
Inland Quests
158
14
Mississippi
160
4
Hernando de Soto
American Cultures of the Southwest
164
2
New Mexico
166
2
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
California
168
2
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
In Search of Myths
170
2
Mapping the Discoveries
172
8
Charting Africa
172
2
Lands of Silk and Spices
174
2
Beyond the Western Sea
176
2
The New World
178
2
The Prize and Legacy of Discovery
180
10
The Spanish New World Empire
182
2
The Portugese Seaborne Empire
184
2
A World Brought Together
186
4
Appendix---The Explorers
190
1
Index
190