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Encyclopedia of exploration

Author: Carl Waldman; Alan Wexler; Jon Cunningham; Facts on File, Inc.
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, ©2004.
Series: Facts on File library of world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles explorers from classical times to the present, and examines the history of exploration in conjunction with writing, women, painting, legends, aviation, and archaeology.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Encyclopedias
Biography Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Waldman; Alan Wexler; Jon Cunningham; Facts on File, Inc.
ISBN: 081604676X 9780816046768 0816046778 9780816046775 0816046786 9780816046782
OCLC Number: 55109063
Notes: Vol. 2 by Carl Waldman and Jon Cunningham.
Awards: LJ Best Reference source, 2004
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: V. 1. The explorers --
v. 2. Places, technologies, and cultural trends.
Series Title: Facts on File library of world history.
Responsibility: Carl Waldman and Alan Wexler.

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A two-volume reference to the history of human exploration over land, across and under seas, and into space. Volume I: The Explorers is a "who was who" of world explorers, while Volume II: Places,  Read more...

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