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Felipe Fernández-Armesto is a British historian and author of several popular works of revisionist history. (Wikipedia)

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1492: The Year the World Began
by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
1492: The Year the World Began is a look at one of the most fascinating years in world history, the year when many believe the modern world was born. Historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, author of Millennium , covers such iconic figures as Christopher Columbus and Alexander Borgia and explores cultures as diverse as that of Spain...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; History
The Americas: A Hemispheric History (Modern Library Chronicles Series Book 13)
by Felipe Fernández-Armesto 
From food to the spread of political ideas, the landmass from northern Canada to the southern tip of Argentina is complexly bound together, yet these connections are generally ignored. In this groundbreaking and vividly rendered work, leading historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto tells, for the first time, the story of our hemisphere as a...
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Categories: History
Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration
by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
"A brilliant and readable book...a rich study of humankind's restless spirit." —Candice Millard, New York Times Book Review Greeted with coast-to-coast acclaim on publication, Fernández-Armesto's ambitious history of world exploration sets a new standard. Presenting the subject for the first time on a truly global scale...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Near a Thousand Tables: A History of Food
by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
In Near a Thousand Tables, acclaimed food historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto tells the fascinating story of food as cultural as well as culinary history -- a window on the history of mankind. In this "appetizingly provocative" (Los Angeles Times) book, he guides readers through the eight great revolutions in the world history of...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Truth: A History and a Guide for the Perplexed
by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
The pursuit of truth, says Felipe Fernández-Armesto, is "the quest for language that can match reality." He believes that the nature of that quest has never quite been fully understood; Truth aims to fill the void. He identifies four key methods of determining the truth--what we feel, what we are told, what we figure out, and what we...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Philosophy; Social Sciences
Civilizations: Culture, Ambition, and the Transformation of Nature
by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
In Civilizations, Felipe Fernández-Armesto once again proves himself a brilliantly original historian, capable of large-minded and comprehensive works; here he redefines the subject that has fascinated historians from Thucydides to Gibbon to Spengler to Fernand Braudel: the nature of civilization. To Fernández-Armesto, a...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
1492: El nacimiento de la modernidad (Spanish Edition)
by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Guerras, brujería, plagas y persecuciones, ciencia, magia y profecías, arte y fe, las glorias y miserias de 1492 nos hablan de un mundo en movimiento en este relato deslumbrante que constituye una auténtica historia global del nacimiento de la modernidad Profetas, adivinos y astrólogos auguraron que el mundo terminaría en...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Amerigo: The Man Who Gave His Name to America
by Felipe Fernández-Armesto 
In 1507, European cartographers were struggling to redraw their maps of the world and to name the newly found lands of the Western Hemisphere. The name they settled on: America, after Amerigo Vespucci, an obscure Florentine explorer. In Amerigo , the award-winning scholar Felipe Fernández-Armesto answers the question “What’s in a...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History; Travel Bios & Memoirs
Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States
by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
“A rich and moving chronicle for our very present.” —Julio Ortega, New York Times Book Review The United States is still typically conceived of as an offshoot of England, with our history unfolding east to west beginning with the first English settlers in Jamestown. This view overlooks the significance of America’s Hispanic...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Social Sciences
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