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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem
Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem
by Carol Delaney
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FIVE HUNDRED YEARS AFTER HE SET SAIL, the dominant understanding of Christopher Columbus holds him responsible for almost everything that went wrong in the New World. Here, finally, is a book that will radically change our interpretation of the man and... (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 Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Edition, Vol. 1
The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Edition, Vol. 1
by Marco Polo
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One of the greatest books of all time — a vast treasury of invaluable observations on the peoples and geography of the Near East and Asia in the 13th century. Detailed descriptions of cities, customs, laws, crops, animals, political systems... (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 Great Explorers
The Great Explorers
by Robin Hanbury Tenison
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It has always been mankind’s gift, or curse, to be inquisitive, and through the ages people have been driven to explore the limits of the worlds known to them—and beyond. Here are the stories of forty of the world’s greatest explorers... (read more)

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The Seventy Great Journeys in History
The Seventy Great Journeys in History
by Rob Hanbury Tenison
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Complemented by nearly four hundred paintings, photographs, maps, and portraits, a compilation of adventure stories chronicles the exploits and accomplishments of the world's greatest explorers, including Marco Polo, David Livingstone, Neil Armstrong... (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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The Last Voyage of Captain Cook: Including the Siberian Journals and Selected Letters of John Ledyard
The Last Voyage of Captain Cook: Including the Siberian Journals and Selected Letters of John Ledyard
by John Ledyard
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The Last Voyage Of Captain Cook Meet John Ledyard, perhaps the greatest little-known explorer in American history. Ledyard (1751-1789) sailed with Capt. James Cook, formed a fur trading company with John Paul Jones, and dreamed, with Thomas Jerfferson... (read more)

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National Geographic Society Exploration Experience: The Heroic Exploits of the World's Greatest Explorers
National Geographic Society Exploration Experience: The Heroic Exploits of the World's Greatest Explorers
by Beau Riffenburgh
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Filled with names that made and changed the course of history, National Geographic Society Exploration Experience takes readers on a thrilling voyage of discovery—in a fun and dynamic format thats unique in todays reference market. From the... (read more)

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The Explorers: From the Ancient World to the Present
The Explorers: From the Ancient World to the Present
by Paolo Novaresio
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From the migrations of Homo erectus to the exploration of space, man has continually reached beyond his natural boundaries to discover unknown lands. Follow the footsteps of Alexander the Great's epic military expedition through central Asia and India... (read more)

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On Assignment with National Geographic: The Inside Story of Legendary Explorers, Photographers, and Adventurers
On Assignment with National Geographic: The Inside Story of Legendary Explorers, Photographers, and Adventurers
by Mark Collins Jenkins
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Join National Geographic archaeologists and adventurers, explorers and scientists on this thrilling jaunt through more than 125 years of research, discovery, and unforgettable photojournalism. Featuring behind-the-scenes tales and show-stopping imagery... (read more)

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The Ice Museum: In Search of the Lost Land of Thule
The Ice Museum: In Search of the Lost Land of Thule
by Joanna Kavenna
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A legend, a land once seen and then lost forever, Thule was a place beyond the edge of the maps, a mystery for thousands of years. And to the Nazis, Thule was an icy Eden, birthplace of Nordic “purity.” In this exquisitely written narrative... (read more)

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Almost a Hero: The Voyages of John Meares, R.N., to China, Hawaii and the Northwest Coast
Almost a Hero: The Voyages of John Meares, R.N., to China, Hawaii and the Northwest Coast
by J Richard Nokes
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Beginning in 1786, Captain John Meares of Great Britain bravely explored the North pacific, but his attempt to dominate the fur trade between the Northwest Coast and Asia was frustrated when the Spanish navy seized his ships off Vancouver Island. Meares... (read more)

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The Customs of the Kingdoms of India
The Customs of the Kingdoms of India
by Polo
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Gleaned during his voyage along the coasts of India, Marco Polos mystified reports include the story of a giant bird that eats elephants, along with many other tales both reliable and fantastical.... (read more)

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The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake: 1577-1580
The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake: 1577-1580
by Samuel Bawlf
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Drawing on newly uncovered evidence, geographer and maritime historian Bawlf masterfully reconstructs Francis Drake's historic round-the-world expedition, exploring the drama surrounding the voyage and offering intriguing insights into life at sea in the... (read more)

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Arctic Sun on My Path: The True Story of America's Last Great Polar Explorer
Arctic Sun on My Path: The True Story of America's Last Great Polar Explorer
by Willie Knutsen
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As a boy in Oslo, Brooklyn-born Willie Knutsen dreamed of great ships navigating among massive icebergs, sled dogs straining eagerly against their leather harnesses, and the cold arctic sun glinting on vast stretches of inhospitable icy terrain. His... (read more)

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Pathfinders : Global History of Exploration (06 Edition)
Pathfinders : Global History of Exploration (06 Edition)
by Felipe Fernandez-armesto
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Greeted with coast-to-coast acclaim on publication, Fernández-Armesto's ambitious history of world exploration sets a new standard. Presenting the subject for the first time on a truly global scale, Fernández-Armesto tracks the pathfinders who, over... (read more)

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The Life of Captain James Cook
The Life of Captain James Cook
by J C Beaglehole
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Captain Cook is the greatest explorer-seaman of all time, yet the world has had to wait almost two centuries for the first full-scale biography to do justice to the man and his achievements. Professor J.C. Beaglehole, the leading authority on Pacific... (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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In 1492, previously separate worlds collided and began to merge, often painfully, into the world-system in which we live today. Columbuss four Atlantic voyages (1492-1504) helped link Africa, Europe, and the Americas in a conflicted economic and cultural... (read more)

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Mother of God: an Extraordinary Journey Into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon (14 Edition)
Mother of God: an Extraordinary Journey Into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon (14 Edition)
by Paul Rosolie
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In the Madre de Dios ("Mother of God") region of Peru, where the Amazon River begins, the cloud forests of the Andes converge with the lowland Amazon rainforest to create the most biodiverse place on the planet. In January 2006, Paul Rosolie, a restless... (read more)

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