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Historical atlas of exploration : 1492-1600

Author: Angus Konstam
Publisher: New York, NY : Checkmark Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the beginning of time, humankind has been fascinated with areas of the world and historical periods beyond our immediate experience. The Historical Atlas series offers a highly visual and compelling presentation of the history and development of different lands and empires throughout the world and across time. Each volume pairs lively "you are there" accounts with a superb combination of detailed maps, stunning
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Atlas
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angus Konstam
ISBN: 0816042489 9780816042487
OCLC Number: 43287427
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Europe in the 15th century --
An African prelude --
Wind and current --
Across the ocean sea --
Sea routes to the Indies --
The coastline of North America --
The discovery of South America --
The conquest of Central America --
The Pacific and around the globe --
The Northwest Passage --
Inland quests --
Mapping the discoveries --
The prize and legacy of discovery.
Responsibility: Angus Konstam.

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Shows how humankind's thirst for knowledge and increasing ability to act on ambition created an age of adventure and discovery. From the sponsorship of early explorers by rival European powers to the  Read more...

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