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Shores Of Knowledge: New World Discoveries And The Scientific Imagination

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When Columbus first returned to Spain from the Caribbean, he dazzled King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella with exotic parrots, tropical flowers, and bits of gold. Inspired by the promise of riches, countless seafarers poured out of the Iberian Peninsula and wider…
The Curse Of Oak Island
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In 1795, a teenager discovered a mysterious circular depression in the ground on Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada, and ignited rumors of buried treasure. Early excavators uncovered a clay-lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with wooden platforms,…
The Lost City Of Z (movie Tie-in): A Tale Of Deadly Obsession In The Amazon

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The #1 New York Times Bestseller - Now a Major Motion Picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson and Sienna Miller.  In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled…
The Raftsmen
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A dramatic and thrilling portrait of a long-forgotten true adventure and astounding seafaring achievement. In The Raftsmen , author and documentary filmmaker Ryan Barnett takes readers on an astonishing maritime adventure set in the aftermath of World War II. For…
Journey: An Illustrated History Of Travel
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|This title releases 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…
Genius And Discovery: Five Historical Miniatures
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One of two beautifully designed hardback gift editions of Stefan Zweig's breathlessly dramatic historical sketches, out in time for the holidays. Millions of people in a nation are necessary for a single genius to arise, millions of tedious hours must pass…
Native Lands: A Global Journey Into History
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In 2012, Norman Davies set off on a global circumnavigation. Native Lands is his account of the places he visited and the history he found there, from Abu Dhabi to Singapore, the settlement of Tasmania to the short-lived Republic of Texas. As in Vanished…
Paradise In Chains: The Bounty Mutiny And The Founding Of Australia
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|This title releases November 7, 2017

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Celebrated historian Diana Preston presents betrayals, escapes, and survival at sea in her account of the mutiny of the Bounty and the flight of convicts from the Australian penal colony. The story of the mutiny of the Bounty and William Bligh and his men's…
Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on Bering's Great Voyage to Alaska
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The Great Northern Expedition was the most ambitious and well-financed scientific expedition in history. Lasting nearly ten years and spanning three continents, its geographical, cartographical and natural history accomplishments are on par with James Cook's…
Thirty Years In The Arctic Regions: The Narrative Of A Polar Explorer
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In an age when polar exploration was akin to space exploration today, Sir John Franklin's journeys of discovery captured the popular imagination. Originally published in 1859, Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions is Franklin's own record of his two overland…
Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition
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|May 27, 2017

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The international bestseller revealing the fate of the doomed Franklin Expedition-now with a new afterword on the discovery of Erebus and Terror, and a new section of color photos. In 1845, Sir John Franklin and his men set out to "penetrate the icy vastness of…
The River Of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
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|October 10, 2006

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At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth. The River of Doubt—it is a black,…