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1492 and All That

From the May 1991 Print Edition

The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy by Kirkpatrick Sale Alfred A. Knopf, 453 pages, $24.95 As every schoolchild knows, Christopher Columbus, a Genoese navigator, discovered America in 1492. Or perhaps it would be better to say that every schoolchild used to think . . . . Continue Reading »