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Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson

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The English explorer Henry Hudson devoted his life to the search for a water route through America, becoming the first European to navigate the Hudson River in the process. In Fatal Journey, acclaimed historian and biographer Peter C. Mancall narrates H

Synopsis:

Examines the events of English explorer Henry Hudson's final expedition in the winter of 1610 and the mutiny that followed; resulting in Hudson, his son, and other crew members being forced off the boat and sent adrift in the frigid Hudson Bay.

About the Author

\Peter C. Mancall is Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Southern California, as well as Director of the USC–Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute. He is the author of Hakluyt’s Promise and At the Edge of Empire. He lives in Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Mutiny — The age of spices — The northern sailor — The North Atlantic — The labyrinth without end — Assaults — Interrogations — Dead ends — The trial — Tides.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786747870
Publisher:
Perseus Books, LLC
Subject:
History : Expeditions & Discoveries
Author:
Mancall, Peter C.
Subject:
HIS051000
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
Explorers
Subject:
British
Subject:
General
Subject:
Explorers -- America.
Subject:
Mutiny.
Subject:
Polar Regions
Subject:
Maritime History
Subject:
Exploration-New World
Subject:
Nautical-Shipwrecks
Subject:
Travel Writing-Arctic/Antarctic
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
Travel Writing-Arctic and Antarctic
Subject:
History : Polar Regions
Subject:
History : Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
June 2009
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
303

Related Subjects

Biography » General
History and Social Science » Arctic and Antarctic » General
History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , Examines the events of English explorer Henry Hudson's final expedition in the winter of 1610 and the mutiny that followed; resulting in Hudson, his son, and other crew members being forced off the boat and sent adrift in the frigid Hudson Bay.
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