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The Travels Marco Polo (Penguin Classics)
The Travels Marco Polo (Penguin Classics)
by Marco Polo
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Classic translation of Marco Polo's famous travels. Includes index and maps.... (read more)

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
by Mark Adams
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What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu? In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has recast... (read more)

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Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America (Zia Book)
Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America (Zia Book)
by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
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Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was the first European to cross the North American continent. This remarkable book is his odyssey, first written in 1542 as an official report to the king of Spain under the title La Relación.... (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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Oxford Atlas of Exploration
Oxford Atlas of Exploration
by Oxford
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The history of exploration is the history of human fascination with the world. Almost from the beginning of humanity, people have felt impelled to venture into unknown regions, displaying incredible endurance and bravery in the face of harsh environments... (read more)

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Great Exploration Hoaxes (Modern Library Exploration)
Great Exploration Hoaxes (Modern Library Exploration)
by David Roberts
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Did Peary reach the North Pole? Was Admiral Byrd the first to fly over it? Did Frederick Cook actually make the first ascent of Mt. McKinley? Spanning 450 years of history, Great Exploration Hoaxes tells the spellbinding stories of ten men who pursued... (read more)

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
by Tony Horwitz
Staff Pick
Blue Latitudes is an enjoyable and often hilarious journey into the amazing life and adventures of Captain James Cook and his crew. There is no better way to learn nautical history than to bring an Aussie, and a bottle of grog, along.... (read more)

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The Book of Exploration
The Book of Exploration
by Ray Howgego
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A chronological tour of the history of exploration in the style of The Map Book, by the world's leading expert.  Before the turn of the 19th century, ventures into uncharted lands required material or spiritual reward to justify the perils of... (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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Points Unknown: A Century of Great Exploration
Points Unknown: A Century of Great Exploration
by David Roberts
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This collection of adventure writing ranges from Robert Falcon Scott's final journal entry to Jon Krakauer's reckless solo climb of the Devil's Thumb to Tom Wolfe's brilliant portrayal of Chuck Yeager shattering the sound barrier in "The Right Stuff". A... (read more)

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My Life as an Explorer (National Geographic Adventure Classics)
My Life as an Explorer (National Geographic Adventure Classics)
by Sven Hedin
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Introduction by Anthony Brandt. Over the course of three decades in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Swedish geographer and explorer Sven Hedin traveled Central Asia A worldwide bestseller in the 1920s and named one of "National Geographic... (read more)

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Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in Age of Columbus (08 Edition)
Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in Age of Columbus (08 Edition)
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 Art of Rough Travel: From the Peculiar to the Practical Advice from a 19th Century Explorer
The Art of Rough Travel: From the Peculiar to the Practical Advice from a 19th Century Explorer
by Francis Galton
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"Carrion is not noxious to starving men." This is one of the countless potentially useful bits of information contained within Sir Francis Galton's fascinating but unwieldy (366 pages) The Art of Travel. First published in 1855, the book became a bible... (read more)

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My Early Travels and Adventures in America and Asia: Volume 1 (Duckworth Discoverers)
My Early Travels and Adventures in America and Asia: Volume 1 (Duckworth Discoverers)
by Henry M Stanley
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Sir Henry Stanley is best known for his expeditions and explorations in Africa. However as a journalist he spent much time in other continents before his famous search for Livingstone. In this gripping volume, he writes poignantly about his journeys to... (read more)

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Explorers: Tales of Endurance and Exploration
Explorers: Tales of Endurance and Exploration
by Alasdair Macleod
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The urge to explore the unknown has driven human progress. "Explorers" tells the story of man's explorations, taking the reader into the lives of 50 of the most intrepid people ever known.... (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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Cook: The Extraordinary Sea Voyages of Captain James Cook
Cook: The Extraordinary Sea Voyages of Captain James Cook
by Nicholas Thomas
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"Deep in its research, broad in its sympathies, imaginative in its reconstruction of events and thought processes and graceful in its prose style, Cook presents a winning combination of qualities."-- The New York Times Book Review Commonly regarded as... (read more)

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
by Mark Adams
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From the star of Discovery Channel's Naked and Marooned comes a a riveting, adventurous account of one manand#8217;s history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazonand#151;and through the most bio-diverse habitat on Earth.and#160; Fans of... (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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The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Encounters in the South Seas
The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Encounters in the South Seas
by Anne Salmond
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [438]-442) and index.... (read more)

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