The Last Crusade: The Epic Voyages of Vasco da Gama


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      HistorianNigel Cliff delivers a sweeping, radical reinterpretation of Vasco da Gamau2019spioneering voyages, revealing their significance as a decisive turning point inthe struggle between Christianity and Islamu2014a series of events which foreveraltered the relationship between East and West. Perfect for readers of Endurance:Shackletonu2019s Incredible Voyage, Galileou2019sDaughter, and Atlantic, this first-ever completeaccount of da Gamau2019s voyages includes new information from the recentlydiscovered diaries of his sailors and an extraordinary series of lettersbetween da Gama and the Zamorin, a king of modern-dayKerala, India. Cliff, the author of The Shakespeare Riots, draws uponhis own travels in da Gamau2019s footsteps to add detail, authenticity, and acontemporary perspective to this riveting, one-of-a-kind historical epic.

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