Spanish and Portugese explorations

United States, 1950

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Episode of Series “Age of Discovery”.
Scenes of Spanish and Portugese towns and photographs of statues, paintings, and other material of historical interest are used to provide a background to the exploration of new routes to the Orient and to the New World. Reference is made to the voyages of Prince Henry the Navigator, Columbus, Vasco Da Gama, Magellan, the Conquistadores, and others.

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Coronet Instructional Films



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United States
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Age of Discovery

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Age of Discovery


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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Columbus, Christopher, 1451-1506

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Discoveries in geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Exploration

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Explorers

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Voyages and travels

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Voyages around the world

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Navigation - History


Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Columbus, Christopher, 1451-1506

History → Explorers

History → History

History → Navigation - History

History → Portugal - History

History → Spain - History

History → World history

People → Columbus, Christopher, 1451-1506

People → Da Gama, Vasco

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




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