Fernández-Armesto, Felipe (Fermin Ricardo)
FERNÁNDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe (Fermin Ricardo)
FERNÁNDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe (Fermin Ricardo). British, b. 1950. Genres: History, Travel/Exploration, Biography. Career: St. John's College, Oxford, England, senior scholar, 1974-76; Charterhouse, Surrey, England, master, 1976-81; Warwick University, Coventry, England, visiting lecturer, 1981-82; Oxford University, fellow and director of Iberian studies at St. Antony's College, 1981-90, member of faculty of Modern History, 1983-; University of London, Queen Mary, professor, 2000-. Visiting lecturer. Contributor to radio and TV programs. Publications: Columbus and the Conquest of the Impossible (biography), 1974; Ferdinand and Isabella (biography), 1975; The Canary Islands after the Conquest, 1982; Sadat and His Statecraft (biography), 1983; Before Columbus: Exploration and Colonization from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, 1229-1492, 1987; The Spanish Armada, 1988; Columbus, 1991; Edward Gibbon's Atlas of the World, 1991; Barcelona: A Thousand Years of the City's Past, 1992; Columbus on Himself, 1992; The Times Atlas of European History, 1994; Millennium, 1995; Truth: A History, 1997; Civilizations: Culture, Ambition, and the Transformation of Nature, 2001; Food: A History, 2001. EDITOR: The Times Atlas of World Exploration, 1991; The Times Guide to the Peoples of Europe, 1994; England, 1945-2000, 2001. Contributor to books, periodicals, and journals. Translator of books. Address: Dept of History, Queen Mary, University of London, London E1 4NS, England.