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  • Originally published 10/16/2013

    Curiosity Set Sail with Columbus

    Joyce Appleby

    Columbus's discoveries pried loose European curiosity from the vise put in place by the medieval church.

  • Originally published 10/11/2013

    The True Value of Columbus's Voyages

    Joyce Appleby

    Columbus may have left a contentious legacy, but there's no denying his voyages expanded the boundaries of European knowledge.