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Race to the Top of the World: Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole
Race to the Top of the World: Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole
by Sheldon Bart
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In the age of adventure, when dirigibles coasted through the air and vast swaths of the Earth remained untouched and unseen by man, one pack of relentless explorers competed in the race of a lifetime: to be the first aviator to fly over the North Pole... (read more)

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The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the Pacific: As Told by Selections of His Own Journals 1768-1799
The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the Pacific: As Told by Selections of His Own Journals 1768-1799
by James Cook
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Cook's three great voyages into the uncharted Pacific, told in his own words. Travel classic recounts exploration of the eastern coastline of Australia, mapping of New Zealand, discovery of Hawaiian Islands, much more.... (read more)

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John Wesley Powell: His Life and Legacy
John Wesley Powell: His Life and Legacy
by James M Aton
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“John Wesley Powell: explorer, writer, geologist, anthropologist, land planner, bureaucrat. Which one do we focus on?” This is the question author James M. Aton poses at the beginning of his biography of Powell, though he soon decides that... (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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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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Ice Museum : in Search of the Lost Land of Thule (05 Edition)
Ice Museum : in Search of the Lost Land of Thule (05 Edition)
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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Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake (03 Edition)
Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake (03 Edition)
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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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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Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places
Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places
by Bill Streever
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A season of transition in North Americaand#8217;s last great wilderness From Nunavut and the Barren Lands of Canada to the westernmost edge of Alaska and back to Churchill, Manitoba, Pete Dunneand#8217;s experiences in the Arctic comprise wilderness... (read more)

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Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm
Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm
by Monte Reel
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The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day:... (read more)

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Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon, 1851-1852
Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon, 1851-1852
by William Lew Herndon
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Appointed by the Secretary of the Navy to lead the first American expedition into the Amazon Valley in 1851, this narrative is a remarkable account of adventure that captured the imagination of 19th-century America.... (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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Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer
Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer
by Tim Jeal
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"A magnificent new life . . . [and] a superb adventure story. . . . There have been many biographies of Stanley, but Jeal's is the most felicitous, the best informed, the most complete and readable and exhaustive, profiting from his access to... (read more)

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Travels
Travels
by Marco Polo
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Part of the Konemann Classics series.... (read more)

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The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Edition, Vol. 2
The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Edition, Vol. 2
by Marco Polo
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Volume 1 of 2-volume set. 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... (read more)

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Travels of Sir John Mandeville%
Travels of Sir John Mandeville%
by John Mandeville
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The world of Sir John Mandeville was bounded by fantasy, superstition, and dread. For most Europeans, knowledge of other countries was limited to tales brought back by the few people that had travelled beyond their borders. In the England of the 14th... (read more)

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Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu
Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu
by Laurence Bergreen
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As the most celebrated European to explore Asia, Marco Polo was the original global traveler and the earliest bridge between East and West. A universal icon of adventure and discovery, he has inspired six centuries of popular fascination and spurious... (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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