The Tropics of Empire

Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology

The Tropics of Empire

Why Columbus Sailed South to the Indies

by Nicolás Wey Gómez

  • Honorable Mention, World History & Biography/Autobiography category, 2008 PROSE Awards presented by the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.
  • Winner, Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize given by the Modern Language Association (MLA).

616 pp., 8 x 9 in, 6 b&w illus., 8 maps, 40 figures

  • Hardcover
  • 9780262232647
  • Published: June 13, 2008
  • Publisher: The MIT Press