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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (2): 427–428.
Published: 01 May 1970
...Robert H. Fuson Westward to Vinland: The Discovery of Pre-Columbian Norse House-sites in North America . By Ingstad Helge . Translated by Friis Erik J. . New York , 1969 . St. Martin’s Press . Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index . Pp. 249 . $6.95 . Copyright...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (1): 180–181.
Published: 01 February 1979
...U.L. North America from Earliest Discovery to First Settlements: The Norse Voyages to 1612 . By Quinn David B. . New York , 1978 . Harper and Row . Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xvii , 621 . Cloth . $15.00 . Copyright 1979 by Duke University Press...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 May 1969
... will probably excite the most interest is his attempt to validate an old surmise by pushing the discovery of America back beyond the Norse to the Irish. According to him, in the fifth century, chiefly for religious reasons, the Irish began a westward advance that carried them via the Hebrides, Orkneys...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1983) 63 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 February 1983
...C. R. Boxer Copyright 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 Histories of European expansion are now two a penny, but these are two of the best. They both end at about the same date, but Scammell’s has a wider range and a longer time span. He has four chapters on, respectively, the Norse...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1971) 51 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 February 1971
... (from 874-1550 A.D.), a few quotes from six documents (ranging from Norse sagas to Bishop Las Casas), a bibliography, and an index. For those familiar with the voyages of the Vikings and Columbus, this book offers little. It is an extremely brief summary of all the well-known and non-controversial...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (1): 90–91.
Published: 01 February 1995
... is a series of short works devoted to the mythologies of ancient peoples. Volumes include the Greeks, the Romans, the Norse, the Celts, and, in this book representing the New World, the Aztecs and Maya of Middle America. The series is geared to a general audience, and it emphasizes the content of the myths...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 May 1970
... of Discovery is to be obtained” (p. xiii). Logically, therefore, he commences his study with a discussion of the medieval world, a chapter on the Irish and Norse navigations, and another on Portuguese voyages— those important forerunners to later trans-Atlantic journeys—before relating and evaluating...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 May 1962
... weak to permit a separation of fact and fiction. The case made for St. Brendan of Ireland is only a trifle stronger. The pace quickens with the Norse entries. After a brief treatment of the highly suspect Heavener (Oklahoma) Runestone, the author states that Bjarni Herjulfsson was the first Viking...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1966) 46 (4): 409–428.
Published: 01 November 1966
... of Natural History all agreed unequivocally was Norse and pre-Columbian. 37 Morison, in “The Earliest Colonial Policy Toward America: That of Columbus,” 38 has written a documented study in which he finds the source of Columbus’ ideas in the acquaintance the Admiral had with Portuguese policy...