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Ferdinand Magellan

Author : Struan Reid
ISBN : 0431104700
Genre : Explorers
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This volume is part of a biography series exploring the lives and achievements of important inventors and pioneers. As well as providing the life story of Ferdinand Magellan and an analysis of his work, this book places his achievements in context by looking at the technological and historical context of the time. The book includes: a look at the ongoing impact of Magellan's work; quotes and writings from the newspapers and journals of the time; and information about the men and women who affected his life and work.

Over The Edge Of The World

Author : Laurence Bergreen
ISBN : 0061865885
Genre : History
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Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure. Now in Over the Edge of the World, prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life this groundbreaking and majestic tale of discovery that changed both the way explorers would henceforth navigate the oceans and history itself.

Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments Inventions And Discoveries Of The Middle Ages And The Renaissance

Author : Robert E. Krebs
ISBN : 0313324336
Genre : History
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The Middle Ages and the Renaissance were a period of scientific and literary reawakening. This reference work describes more than 75 experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the period, as well as the scientists, physicians, and scholars responsible for them. Individuals such as Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo are included, along with entries on reconstructive surgery, Stonehenge, eyeglasses, the microscope, and the discovery of smallpox.

Explorers

Author : Heinemann Library
ISBN : 1588100103
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The Groundbreakers series examines the lives of explorers whose achievements and discoveries have had a lasting impact on our world. Each book features excerpts from journals and personal records, an introduction to other explorers living at the time, and a detailed timeline.

Who Was Ferdinand Magellan

Author : S. A. Kramer
ISBN : 9781101640012
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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When Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain in 1519, he believed he could get to the Spice Islands by sailing west through or around the New World. He was right, but what he didn't know was that the treacherous voyage would take him three years and cost him his life. Black-and-white line drawings illustrate Magellan's life and voyage, with sidebars and a time line that enhance readers' understanding of the period.

Ferdinand Magellan

Author : Katharine Bailey
ISBN : 0778724166
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the journey undertaken by Ferdinand Magellan and his five ship armada in an attempt to find a western route to the Indies, which ended up being the first fleet to circumnavigate the globe.

The School Librarian

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ISBN : UOM:39015082949440
Genre : School libraries
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To The Ends Of The Earth

Author : Jon Balchin
ISBN : 9781848586161
Genre : History
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Fascinated by what lies beyond the boundaries of human experience, men and women have throughout history been irresistibly drawn to venture into the unknown. Lavishly illustrated, To the Ends of the Earth charts the astonishing feats of history's most intrepid explorers. From the early voyages of the Ancient Greek mariner Colaeus, who first d...

Explorers

Author : Jon Balchin
ISBN : 9781784040956
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This is the new Popular Reference edition of the fully-illustrated title 'To the Ends of the Earth', ISBN: 9781848586161. Fascinated by what lies beyond the boundaries of human experience, men and women have throughout history been irresisibly drawn to venture into the unknown. Explorers charts the astonishing feats of history's most intrepid pathfinders. From the early voyages of the Ancient Greek mariner Colaeus, who first discovered that beyond the Mediterranean lay a far greater ocean, to the compelling tale of the race for the poles. this book encompasses the discovery and exploration of the great continents and oceans of the world. Whether motivated by the prospect of conquest, the spirit of scientific enquiry, nationalism, fanaticism, or just plain curiosity, the explorers in this book dared to seek out the most remote and inhospitable places on Earth and in so doing changed forever our perception of the planet.

The Age Of Trade

Author : Arturo Giraldez
ISBN : 9781442243521
Genre : History
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Arturo Giraldez provides a rich history of the ships and sailors that launched the global economy. Beginning with the founding of Manila in 1571 and ending in 1815 when the last galleon left Acapulco for the Philippines, these vessels braved weather and pirates to establish a vital connection between the Spanish empire in America with Asia.

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