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The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success
The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success
by Martin Dugard
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The riveting account of one of historyand#8217;s greatest adventures and a study of the seven character traits all great explorers share.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;In 1856, two intrepid adventurers, Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke, set off... (read more)

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Columbus: The Four Voyages, 1492-1504
Columbus: The Four Voyages, 1492-1504
by Laurence Bergreen
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From the author of the Magellan biography, Over the Edge of the World, a mesmerizing new account of the great explorer. Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a trading route to China, and his unexpected landfall in... (read more)

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Round about the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit
Round about the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit
by Joyce E Chaplin
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andlt;Bandgt;In this first full history of around-the-world travel, Joyce E. Chaplin brilliantly tells the story of circumnavigation. Round About the Earth is a witty, erudite, and colorful account of the outrageous ambitions that have inspired men and... (read more)

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The Arctic: The Complete Story
The Arctic: The Complete Story
by Richard Sale
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The Arctic has recently become the subject of attention from both politicians concerned about the effects of climate change and tourists interested in its icy beauty. Richard Sale, one of the world's leading Arctic scholars and a professional... (read more)

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The Last Crusade: The Epic Voyages of Vasco Da Gama
The Last Crusade: The Epic Voyages of Vasco Da Gama
by Nigel Cliff
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In 1498 a young captain named Vasco da Gama sailed from Portugal, circumnavigated Africa, crossed the Indian Ocean, and discovered the sea route to the Indies and, with it, access to the fabled wealth of the East. It was the longest voyage ever... (read more)

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Holy War: How Vasco Da Gama's Epic Voyages Turned the Tide in a Centuries-Old Clash of Civilizations
Holy War: How Vasco Da Gama's Epic Voyages Turned the Tide in a Centuries-Old Clash of Civilizations
by Nigel Cliff
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A sweeping historical epic and a radical new interpretation of Vasco da Gamas groundbreaking voyages, seen as a turning point in the struggle between Christianity and Islam In 1498 a young captain sailed from Portugal, circumnavigated Africa, crossed the... (read more)

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Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination
Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination
by Joyce Appleby
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When Columbus first returned to Europe from the Caribbean, he presented King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella with exotic parrots, tropical flowers, and bits of gold. The search for riches spurred Columbus and other voyagers to ply the oceans with similar... (read more)

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The Fourth Part of the World: An Astonishing Epic of Global Discovery, Imperial Ambition, and the Birth of America
The Fourth Part of the World: An Astonishing Epic of Global Discovery, Imperial Ambition, and the Birth of America
by Toby Lester
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"Old maps lead you to strange and unexpected places, and none does so more ineluctably than the subject of this book: the giant, beguiling Waldseemand#252;ller world map of 1507." So begins this remarkable story of the map that gave America its name... (read more)

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The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places
The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places
by John Keay
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A timely reissue of this classic collection, formerly titled The Mammoth Book of Explorers, contains over 40 fascinating first-hand accounts of exploration including the first crossing of North America, exploration of the Congo, and adventures in Machu... (read more)

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A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and Other Adventurers in Early America
A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and Other Adventurers in Early America
by Tony Horwitz
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W hat happened in North America between Columbus's sail in 1492 and the Pilgrims' arrival in 1620? On a visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony Horwitz realizes he doesn't have a clue, nor do most Americans. So he sets off across the continent to rediscover the... (read more)

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Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)
Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)
by Laurence Bergreen
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In 1519, Magellan, five ships, and more than two hundred men set sail from Spain to find a water route to the Spice Islands. Despite suffering starvation, disease, torture, and death, they discovered the passageway known today as the Strait of Magellan... (read more)

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Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure. Tim Jeal
Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure. Tim Jeal
by Tim Jeal
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Nothing obsessed explorers of the mid-nineteenth century more than the quest to discover the source of the White Nile. It was the planet's most elusive secret, the prize coveted above all others. Between 1856 and 1876, six larger-than-life men and one... (read more)

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John La Farge's Second Paradise: Voyages in the South Seas, 1890-1891
John La Farge's Second Paradise: Voyages in the South Seas, 1890-1891
by Elisabeth Hodermarsky
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In 1890, John La Farge (1835-1910) and his close friend, historian Henry Adams, embarked on a journey to the islands of the South Pacific, where the artist experienced a period of great creative output. This book showcases many of the most important... (read more)

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