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

作者: Nathaniel Philbrick
出版商: 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  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: History
提及的人: Charles Wilkes; Charles Wilkes
文件類型 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN: 0007121164 9780007121168
OCLC系統控制編碼: 57663377
註釋: Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2004.
描述: 452 pages [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
責任: 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  再讀一些...

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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 history, 再讀一些...

 
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