Great Expeditions: 50 Journeys That Changed Our World by Mark StewardGreat Expeditions: 50 Journeys That Changed Our World by Mark Steward

Great Expeditions: 50 Journeys That Changed Our World

byMark StewardForeword byLevison Wood

Hardcover | November 22, 2016

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Foreword by Levison Wood, presenter of Walking the Americas. A comprehensive, fascinating and inspiring gallery of the great adventures that changed our world.Throughout history there have been brave men and women who dared to go where few had gone before. They broke new ground by drawing on incredible reserves of courage, fortitude and intelligence in the face of terrible adversity. Their endeavours changed the world and inspired generations.Spanning several centuries and united by the common theme of the resilience of the human spirit, this is the ultimate collection of the stories of the intrepid explorers who forged new frontiers across land, sea, skies and space.50 incredible journeys including;. Tenzing and Hillary's conquest of Everest. Neil Armstrong's giant leap. Christopher Columbus' new world. Amelia Earhart flying the Atlantic. gold fever in the Yukon. the hunt for a man-eating leopard in IndiaGreat Expeditions includes not only some of the most famous journeys in history but also introduces many more that ought to be more widely recognised and celebrated.
Mark Steward has worked in publishing for 20 years - 17 of those with HarperCollins UK in Glasgow. Now freelance, he continues to work as a project manager, photographer, designer, editor and author of a wide variety of titles, many of which are geographically themed.
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Title:Great Expeditions: 50 Journeys That Changed Our WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pagesPublished:November 22, 2016Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:000819629X

ISBN - 13:9780008196295

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'Hearing of this title my heart sunk a little, a book filled with (mostly) Victorian moustache twiddling tales of derring do - or so I thought - how wrong can you be? Instead the word journey has been interpreted in its broadest sense.' - Sue Baker (Love Reading) Voted as October 2016 Non-Fiction Book of the Month.'If you want some journey inspiration.' - Levison Wood