1st discussion session will take place on Feb.27,2009.
Discussion : Discoveries and Global Expansion
Readings and sources: Stearns, Chapter 21 (pp. 458-477); pp. 514-531 (from ch. 24);
and pp. 569-576 (from ch. 26)
Paul Lunde, “Piri Reis and the Columbus Map,” and “A Muslim Discovery of the New World.”
Primary source: Francis Drake, Voyages, 1580