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National Geographic Expeditions Atlas
National Geographic Expeditions Atlas
by National Geographic
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Founded more than 112 years ago "for the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge," the National Geographic Society has chronicled the exploits of some of the most famous explorers of the 20th century, and often helped fund those efforts. Roald... (read more)

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The Travels of Ibn Battutah
The Travels of Ibn Battutah
by Tim Mackintosh-Smith
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Ibn Battutah—ethnographer, bigrapher, anecdotal historian and occasional botanist—was just 21 when he set out in 1325 from his native Tangier on a pilgramage to Mecca. He did not return to Morocco for another 29 years, traveling... (read more)

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Amazons, Savages, and Machiavels: Travel and Colonial Writing in English, 1550-1630: An Anthology
Amazons, Savages, and Machiavels: Travel and Colonial Writing in English, 1550-1630: An Anthology
by Andrew Hadfield
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Amazons, Savages, and Machiavels is an accessible and unique anthology of travel and colonial writing in the English Renaissance, selected to represent the world-picture of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century readers in England. It includes not just the... (read more)

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Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson - A Tale of Mutiny and Murder in the Arctic
Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson - A Tale of Mutiny and Murder in the Arctic
by Peter Mancall
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The English explorer Henry Hudson devoted his life to the search for a water route through America, becoming the first European to navigate the Hudson River in the process. In Fatal Journey, acclaimed historian and biographer Peter C. Mancall narrates... (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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Travels in the Interior of Africa (11 Edition)
Travels in the Interior of Africa (11 Edition)
by Mungo Park
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In 1795, a young Scottish physician set out to explore the course of the Niger River. The detailed notes from his arduous two-year adventure in West Africa provided Europeans with their first reliable account of the region. Two centuries later, this... (read more)

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The Marco Polo Odyssey: In the Footsteps of a Merchant Who Changed the World with DVD
The Marco Polo Odyssey: In the Footsteps of a Merchant Who Changed the World with DVD
by Harry Rutstein
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The Marco Polo Odyssey tracks the fantastic journey of an intrepid adventurer who spent ten years following the 13,000 mile overland route of Marco Polo from Venice to Israel, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and finally crossing China to Beijing. It... (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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The Travels of Marco Polo
The Travels of Marco Polo
by Marco Polo
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Liveright is proud to make available in paperback its reissue of the classic 1926 edition of The Travels of Marco Polo. Working from the traditional lyrical Marsden translation, editor Manuel Komroff corrected it against Henry Yule's magisterial two... (read more)

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The Book of Marvels: An Explorer's Miscellany
The Book of Marvels: An Explorer's Miscellany
by Mark Jenkins
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In centuries past, undertaking a journey meant a voyage into the unknown, traveling for months or years into unexplored areas on the map where cartographers could only speculate "There be dragons." And those fortunate adventurers who made it home again... (read more)

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Terra Cognita (Ppr)
Terra Cognita (Ppr)
by Eviatar Zerubavel
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Most of us are fascinated by the conventional storybook account of Christopher Columbus' heroic discovery of America in 1492. Yet, should the credit for discovering America go to a man who insisted it was but a few islands off the shores of China?<P... (read more)

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A New Voyage Round the World
A New Voyage Round the World
by William Dampier
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William Dampier was a sea captain, scientific observer, plantation manager--and a pirate. This account of his journey around the world provides an early glimpse into the life of the buccaneer in the late 17th century.... (read more)

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Travel Knowledge
Travel Knowledge
by Ivo Kamps
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Travel Knowledge examines European travel writing from 1500-1800, with an emphasis on travel to the East Indies, Africa, and the Levant. The importance of travel literature has grown in the humanities as scholars plumb such texts for their insights on... (read more)

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The Prester Quest
The Prester Quest
by Nicholas Jubber
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In 1177, Pope Alexander III wrote a letter to the elusive King of the Indies, otherwise known as Prester John. The person who was selected and set out to deliver this letter into the hand of Prester John was never heard of again. 824 years later, armed... (read more)

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Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu (Vintage)
Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu (Vintage)
by Laurence Bergreen
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From the bestselling author of "Over the Edge of the World" comes the fascinating, definitive biography of one of the earliest world travelers. 24 pages of color illustrations and three maps.... (read more)

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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 &#8212; 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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The Travels of Marco Polo: The Venetian
The Travels of Marco Polo: The Venetian
by Marco Polo
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This text chronicles the 13th-century world, from Venice, the birthplace of Marco Polo, to the far reaches of Asia. Marco Polo tells of the foreign peoples he meets as he travels by foot, horse and boat through the orient. He visits places such as Persia,... (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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A bold new account of explorer Henry Hudson and the discovery that changed the course of history. The year 2009 marks the four-hundredth anniversary of Henry Hudsons discovery of the majestic river that bears his name. Just in time for this milestone... (read more)

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