Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta (Spanish Edition) eBook: Stefan Zweig: : Kindle-Shop. (In English at the end) Compré este libro tras haberlo leído (en epub), ya que soy un gran admirador de la obra de Stefan Zweig. Compré esta edición porque la. Full of insights as all Zweig books are well and thoroughly researched. En la historia de Magallanes, el autor Stefan Sweig, demuestra el magistral dominio de .

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Un grand Sweig bien plus coulant que La confusion des sentiments. He portrays him as a quiet introvert and as a very calculated man who rarely made any decision without considering the long term; he was also fairly harsh at least according to our standards todaybut yet very fair. Thereby ushering in a new period of enlightened world thought. Good narrative of an awesome adventure. Preview — Magallanes by Stefan Zweig.

He achieved popularity with Sternstunden der Menschheit ; The Tide of Fortunefive historical portraits in miniature. Eloquently written, this book tells the story of one man’s obsession to risk all to find the western sea-route to the world’s spice islands the Malukus. I really enjoyed this biography of Magellan, although zwejg more recent biography by Laurence Bergreen is better.

He fought mutiny, storms, seemingly impossible navigational difficulties, hunger, despair, locals who didn’t like being pushed around by Europeans, and the daunting and unanticipated immensity of the Pacific Ocean itself, but the mission, despite beginning with men and five ships and ending with one ship and 18 men, was perhaps the greatest feat of Earth’s exploration ever accomplished.


El hombre y su gesta by Stefan Zweig. Classy, informative, dramatic, moving, epic and written with style and panache.

The fruit of a lot of research and attempting to separate truth from fiction, it is an enjoyable read as Zweig’s biographies always are.

Indriven into exile by the Nazis, he emigrated to England and then, into Brazil by way of New York.

Stefan Zweig was one of the world’s most famous writers during the s and s, especially in the U. Lesen ist ein muss! To view it, click here.

Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta

La parte de los preparativos, que es donde SZ dice que estuvo el stefann talento de Magallanes, no desmerece. Zweig’s interest in psychology and the teachings of Sigmund Freud led to his most characteristic work, the subtle portrayal of character. I went through Antonio Pigafetta’s account and found no evidence of it. Wie ein Treppenwitz der Geschichte muss magalpanes erscheinen, dass der Portugiese Magellan seine Weltumrundung nicht unter der Flagge seiner Heimat, sondern des benachbarten Spanien machte.

Denn siehe, ein Mensch hat sie umrundet. What drove them and why they acted the way they did.

Although he wasn’t alive to complete the entire journey himself after he was killed in a rather unnecessary battle with a local king in the Philippines, the expedition that he once led resulted in the first circumnavigation of the earth.

Needless to say, the journey wasn’t smooth and clear skies all along otherwise there would hardly be a reason to write a full book about this expedition. I did not actually read this edition of this book. This short biography from Stefan Zweig is a wonderful recount of Magellan and his world’s first circumnavigation of the planet.


Fernando de Magallanes : El Hombre Y Su Gesta

SZ toma partido pero se justifica. Published March 18th by Debate first published Zweig writes repeatedly that it was Magellan’s dream, his Lebenszielto circumnavigate the globe. Lists with This Book. Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Zzweig. I listened to a French language audiobook version on Audible but I couldn’t find it on Goodreads.

Zweig studied in Austria, France, Stefan Zweig was one of the world’s most famous writers during the s and s, especially in the U.

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But to continue from there in western direction to sail back to Spain? Apesar do feito fantastico? Finding only growing loneliness and disillusionment in their new surroundings, he and his second wife committed suicide.

Magellan wanted to find a passage through the Americas to reach the ocean on the other side, a way to reach magallanex Spice Stegan by sailing westwards. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Want to Read saving…. Ich war so knapp davor das Buch wegzulegen.