Bown offers an engaging narrative on the split of the world between Spain and Portugal, with the Treaty of Tordesillas, and the international effects that this treaty had when it was challenged by espionage, piracy and warfare. In 1494 he also focuses on the main characters involved in the Treaty of Tordesillas and its evolution.
- Hardcover: 304 pages
- Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books; Book Club Edition edition (February 14, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0312616120
- ISBN-13: 978-0312616120
- Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.1 x 9.6 inches