The Europeans and the World -4- (1400-1815)
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The Europeans and the World -4- (1400-1815) - 2011-09-18 07:42:22

Since the mid-fourteenth century and especially since 1400, the Spanish and mainly the Portuguese experiment techniques and vessels in the close Atlantic waters. They (re) discovered Madeira and the Azores. Funded by Prince Henry, shipments are numerous and regular. The sailors slowly tame currents and winds , while a new vessel, light and handy is emerging: the caravel ... Who will successfully pass the Cape Bojador despite repeated failures?