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

Autor: Nathaniel Philbrick
Editora: London : Harper Perennial, 2005.
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: History
Pessoa Denominada: Charles Wilkes; Charles Wilkes
Tipo de Documento Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN: 0007121164 9780007121168
Número OCLC: 57663377
Notas: Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2004.
Descrição: 452 pages [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsabilidade: Nathaniel Philbrick.
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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 Ler mais...

 
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