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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
by David Grann
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Grann's riveting book, The Lost City of Z, delves into the intrepid life and mysterious disappearance of legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett. Armchair travelers will be whisked away to the Amazon on a wild ride with a surprising finish.... (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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Established by the Catholic Church in 1231, the Inquisition continued in one form or another for almost seven hundred years. Though associated with the persecution of heretics and Jews — and with burning at the stake — its targets were more... (read more)

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Columbus: The Four Voyages
Columbus: The Four Voyages
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 the... (read more)

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The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name
The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name
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 Waldseemuller world map of 1507. So begins this remarkable story of the map that gave America its name. For... (read more)

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Christopher Columbus and the Enterprise of the Indies: A Brief History with Documents
Christopher Columbus and the Enterprise of the Indies: A Brief History with Documents
by Geoffrey Symcox
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GEOFFREY SYMCOX is professor of history at University of California, Los Angeles and general editor of the Repertorium Columbianum, a multi-volume series of original sources dealing with different aspects of the Columbian voyages. Professor Symcox... (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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Penguin Classics #217: The Four Voyages: Being His Own Log-Book, Letters and Dispatches with Connecting Narratives..
Penguin Classics #217: The Four Voyages: Being His Own Log-Book, Letters and Dispatches with Connecting Narratives..
by Christopher Columbus
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J. M. Cohen, born in London in 1903 and a Cambridge graduate, was the author of many Penguin translations, including versions of Cervantes, Rabelais and Montaigne. For some years he assisted E. V. Rieu in editing the Penguin Classics. He collected the... (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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and#8220;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.and#8221; So begins this remarkable story of the map that gave... (read more)

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Glorious Misadventures: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
Glorious Misadventures: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
by Owen Matthews
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At the dawn of the nineteenth century two empires met on the far side of North America. Spain was the tired and hidebound colonial master of much of the Americas. Russia was the upstart, hungry for America's Pacific Northwest coast, a prize left... (read more)

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The Last Voyage of Columbus: Being the Epic Tale of the Great Captain's Fourth Expedition, Including Accounts of Mutiny, Shipwreck, and Discovery
The Last Voyage of Columbus: Being the Epic Tale of the Great Captain's Fourth Expedition, Including Accounts of Mutiny, Shipwreck, and Discovery
by Martin Dugard
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This thrilling adventure narrative recreates the epic, never-before-told story of Columbus's fourth and final journey to the New World--a voyage that was by far his most dangerous, unexpected, exhilarating, and consequential.... (read more)

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The World of Columbus
The World of Columbus
by James R Mcgovern
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Six essays survey the ideas that directly and indirectly influenced Christopher Columbus, showing how he was a product of his time. The topics include the Spain of Ferdinand and Isabella, artistic discovery, science, navigation and ships, and music... (read more)

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Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World
Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World
by Douglas Hunter
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Four centuries ago, Henry Hudson discovered the majestic river that now bears his name. Douglas Hunter's Half Moon is the first book-length history of the 1609 adventure that would ultimately reshape the New World and lead to the birth of a global... (read more)

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Juan Pâerez on the northwest coast :six documents of his expedition in 1774
Juan Pâerez on the northwest coast :six documents of his expedition in 1774
by H K Beals
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Here are accounts of the frigate Santiago's voyage up the Northwest Coast of America in search of intruding Russians. A scholarly and pretty book--printed in two colors and including good modern charts on which Perez' presumed courses are noted. A... (read more)

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Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
by Andrea Di Robilant
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From the author of A Venetian Affair and Lucia comes a charming odyssey in the path of the mysterious Zen brothers, who explored parts of the New World a century before Columbus, and became both a source of scandal and a cause cél&egrave... (read more)

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Crossing the Continent 1527-1540: The Story of the First African-American Explorer of the American South
Crossing the Continent 1527-1540: The Story of the First African-American Explorer of the American South
by Robert Goodwin
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A triumph of historical detective work, Crossing the Continent is the remarkable, never-before-told story of the first black explorer and adventurer in America, Esteban Dorantes. An African slave, Dorantes led an eight-year journey from Florida to... (read more)

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The Voyage of the Vizcaina: The Mystery of Christopher Columbus's Last Ship
The Voyage of the Vizcaina: The Mystery of Christopher Columbus's Last Ship
by Klaus Brinkbaumer
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Of all the great seafaring vessels of the Age of Discovery, not one has been recovered or even—given the lack of detailed contemporary descriptions—accurately represented. Then, in the mid-1990s, a sunken ship was found in a small, shallow gulf... (read more)

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Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World
Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World
by Douglas Hunter
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Four centuries ago, Henry Hudson discovered the majestic river that now bears his name. Douglas Hunter's Half Moon is the first book-length history of the 1609 adventure that would ultimately reshape the New World and lead to the birth of a global... (read more)

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The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus
The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus
by David Abulafia
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"Abulafia's work provides the key to unlock developments not only among the Spaniards but also among other Europeans in the New World. . . . [he] helps us to understand such problems not only in the past but also in our own world and, no doubt, into the... (read more)

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A Voyage Long and Strange
A Voyage Long and Strange
by Tony Horwitz
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With the same sly humor and neighborly curiosity he brought to Confederates in the Attic and Blue Latitudes, in A Voyage Long and Strange Tony Horwitz roams the New World, surveying the destinations of history's foremost explorers: Leif Eiriksson... (read more)

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Exploration Fawcett: Journey to the Lost City of Z
Exploration Fawcett: Journey to the Lost City of Z
by Percy Fawcett
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The mystic and legendary British explorer Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett, whose life was the inspiration for the bestselling book The Lost City of Z and an upcoming movie starring Brad Pitt, disappeared in the unknown and unexplored territory of Brazil's... (read more)

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