Historical Atlas of Exploration

Historical Atlas of Exploration

1492-1600

Book - 2000
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Baker & Taylor
A study of the age of exploration includes short biographies of explorers and their accomplishments, and profiles of cultures such as the Japanese and Inca, and their response to foreign invaders.

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This attractively illustrated atlas shows how humankind's thirst for knowledge and increasing ability to act on ambition created an age of adventure and discovery across uncharted seas. Organized chronologically, coverage includes biographies of the famous navigators of the day, the voyages they undertook, and the ships they sailed; about 200 color illustrations; detailed color maps charting the gradual discovery of new lands; and a continuous timeline of dates and key events. Konstam has been Curator of Arms and Armor at the Tower of London and Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books, 2000
ISBN: 9780816042487
0816042489
Characteristics: 191 p. : ill. ; 31 cm

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