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Sea of glory : the epic South Seas Expedition 1838-1842

Auteur: Nathaniel Philbrick
Uitgever: London : Harper Perennial, 2005.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"The dramatic story of the largest voyage of discovery in the history of the world , this is a astounding tale of courage, arrogance and adventure on the high seas. Headed by the controversial Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, and consisting of six sailing vessels and 346 men, the 'Ex. Ex.' (the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838--42) represented the largest voyage of discovery in the history of the world. Four  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: History
Genoemd persoon: Charles Wilkes; Charles Wilkes
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN: 0007121164 9780007121168
OCLC-nummer: 57663377
Opmerkingen: Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2004.
Beschrijving: 452 pages [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Verantwoordelijkheid: Nathaniel Philbrick.
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The dramatic story of the largest voyage of discovery in the history of the world, this is an astounding tale of courage, arrogance and adventure on the high seas from the author of 'In the Heart of  Meer lezen...

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'Philbrick reconstructs this remarkable expedition in heroic detail...an exemplary account of an important and neglected expedition.' The Times 'A stirring yarn, a satisfying lump of cultural Meer lezen...

 
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