Colonial and Postcolonial Africa (The Colonial and

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He describes it as "a sort of raccoon, different from that of the West Indies, chiefly as to the legs, for these have very short fore-legs, but go jumping upon them as the others do, and like them are very good meat." Vernacular literature (in the native tongue) flowered especially in France with such writers as Rabelais and Montaine. FERDINAND MAGELLAN, THE FIRST CIRCUMNAVIGATOR OF THE WORLD. At last "one day I stood upon the shore of the sea, with a staff in my hand, as was my custom, and lo! a great vessel approached wherein were many merchants."

Pages: 320

Publisher: Britannica Educational Publishing Britannica Educational Publishing in Association with Rosen Educat (January 2017)

ISBN: 1508102791

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