The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy
Christopher Columbus' arrival on a small Bahamian island in 1492 is often judged to be a defining moment in the history of mankind, changing forever the map of the world. Kirkpatrick Sale offers readers a unique take on Columbus and his legacy, separating the man from the legend. Sale also looks at the global consequences of the discovery, revealing the colossal impact this brief moment in history had not only on a continent but also on the world. Now with a new introduction by Sale, this classic book is being re-issued for the 500th aniversary of Columbus' death in the heart of Castille.
Alfred A. Knopf
Sale, Kirkpatrick, "The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy" (1990). Personal Research Collection. 190.