Sunday, November 27, 2011

Book Review: Tony Horwitz's "A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World" - By Sarah Churchwell (The Guardian)

The vast majority of early European colonies in the Americas died out because most of the colonisers were aristocrats accustomed to being served, with no surviving skills. The Spanish worked up a sweat, but only at pillaging ... read more

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