Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-01 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press
This book investigates the voyages of America's Native peoples to the European continent before Columbus's 1492 arrival in the "New World," revealing surprising Native American involvements in maritime trade and exploration. Jack D. Forbes explores the seagoing expertise of early Americans, theories of ancient migrations, the evidence for human origins
Presents excerpts from "Great Explorers: The European Discovery of America," a book published in 1978 and provided online by Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Highlights the European discovery of the Americas by Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) in 1492.