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Pizarro, Orellana, and the exploration of the Amazon

Author: Brendan Bernhard
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©1991.
Series: World explorers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
Database:WorldCat
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Describes the journey through the Amazon Basin made by Orellana and Pizarro in the early sixteenth century. Also discusses the Inca and the conquest of South America by the Spanish. Book is about the journey Pizarro and Orellana made through the Amazon Basin and the conquest of the Inca empire. A picture essay in the middle contains beautiful color photographs of the region and its wildlife. This is a fascinating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Francisco Pizarro; Francisco de Orellana; Francisco Pizarro; Francisco de Orellana; Francisco de Orellana; Francisco Pizarro
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brendan Bernhard
ISBN: 0791013057 9780791013052 0791015297 9780791015292
OCLC Number: 23252621
Description: 111 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Title: World explorers.
Responsibility: Brendan Bernhard ; introductory essay by Michael Collins.

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Describes the journey through the Amazon Basin made by Orellana and Pizarro in the early sixteenth century. Also discusses the Inca and the conquest of South America by the Spanish.  Read more...

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