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The Voyage of Magellan

Harry Kelsey

in The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter details the voyage of Ferdinand Magellan, arguably the first man to circumnavigate the globe. In 1518, Magellan was appointed by Spain's King Charles to command a fleet of five ships for ... More


Aliens 1521–1638

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the initial contact between the Europeans and the indigenous peoples of the Mariana Islands. It begins with Magellan’s 1521 encounter with the islanders, which would set a ... More


Guam Center of the First Province

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter presents a historical and geographical overview of Guam and its enduring significance in international affairs. Even in the twenty-first century, Americanized, modern, ... More


The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Harry Kelsey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Prior histories of the first Spanish mariners to circumnavigate the globe in the sixteenth century have focused on Ferdinand Magellan and the other illustrious leaders of these daring expeditions. ... More


Welcome to Guam

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the geography, history, and culture of Guam. Guam is the southernmost and largest of the fifteen islands in the Marianas archipelago. With 209 square miles of landmass, Guam ... More


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