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Journey: An Illustrated History Of Travel

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Hardcover | October 3, 2017

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An illustrated account of human movement, travel, exploration, and scientific discovery—from the first trade networks in ancient Sumer to the epic Voyager missions.

Human journeys arise from all manner of impulses, from migration and the search for food, to pilgrimages, trade, scientific curiosity, or simply the quest for adventure. Journey traces each through lively accounts, alongside the biographies of conquerors, explorers, and travelers; stories of technological innovation; literary journals; and works of art. Themed spreads and feature panels capture the romance of travel with evocative accounts, archive images, historic maps, and artifacts, while catalog spreads add glamour and nostalgia, showcasing objects and documents associated with the rise of travel, such as postcards and passports. A textured cover with a picture-perfect image and shiny finishes make it ideal for gift-giving.

Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

Michael Collins is a native of Ireland and studied theology at the University College Dublin. He has taught in a number of universities, including the American University of Rome; John Cabot University; and Duquesne University, Rome Campus, and he currently serves in St. Mary's Church in Dublin. Michael Collins has authored many books,...
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Title:Journey: An Illustrated History Of TravelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:440 pages, 12.13 × 10.38 × 1.31 inPublished:October 3, 2017Publisher:DKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:146546414X

ISBN - 13:9781465464149

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful book... Very informative and it is a nice book to have in your library.
Date published: 2018-01-09