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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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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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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
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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The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
by Nancy Marie Brown
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Five hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed off the edge of the known world. She landed in the New World and lived there for three years, giving birth to a baby before sailing home. Or so the Icelandic sagas say. Even after... (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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Columbus: His Enterprise: Exploding the Myth
Columbus: His Enterprise: Exploding the Myth
by Hans Koning
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"The book is an idea that has finally found its time." --Publisher's Weekly "I think your book on Christopher Columbus is important. I'm more grateful for that book than any other book I have read in a couple of years." --Kurt... (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: 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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Painter in a Savage Land: The Strange Saga of the First European Artist in North America
Painter in a Savage Land: The Strange Saga of the First European Artist in North America
by Miles Harvey
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In this vibrantly told, meticulously researched book, Miles Harvey reveals one of the most fascinating and overlooked lives in American history. Like The Island of Lost Maps, his bestselling book about a legendary map thief, Painter in a Savage Land is a... (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 Account: Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca's Relacion
The Account: Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca's Relacion
by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
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Cultural Writing. A new and improved translation of the Spanish explorer's chronicle of his journey across a large portion of what is now the United States. De Vaca's journey (1528 - 1536) of hardship and misfortune is one of the most remarkable in the... (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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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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The first landings in the Atlantic World generated striking and terrifying impressions of unknown peoples who were entirely foreign to anything in European explorers experience. From the first recorded encounters with the native inhabitants of the Canary... (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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“Not since Morrisons classic book on Columbus has a volume so brilliantly captured the spirit of the man long credited with discovering the New World, yet been the subject of so much mythology and mystery.”—Filipe Castro, Nautical... (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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Columbus: And the Conquest of the Impossible
Columbus: And the Conquest of the Impossible
by F Fernandez Armesto
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A highly readable and controversial portrait of a man driven by religion, influenced by mysticism, and, at best, a primitive navigator who barely knew how to use his ship's instruments. A pre-eminent historian calls into question earlier findings by... (read more)

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Explorers of the Amazon
Explorers of the Amazon
by Anthony Smith
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Explorers of the Amazon vividly describes how European explorers such as Pedro Cabral, Francisco De Orellana, Lope de Aguirre, and Madame Godin encountered the vast wilderness of the Amazon basin; how they searched, exploited, and fought over its riches;... (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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The true story of America's first great explorer and adventurer—an African slave named Esteban Dorantes Crossing the Continent takes us on an epic journey from Africa to Europe and America as Dr. Robert Goodwin chronicles the incredible... (read more)

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