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    Voyages in World History, International Edition

    By Valerie Hansen

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    The authors of VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, 2E, International Edition never forget that history is made up of the stories of people. Each chapter of the text centers on a story-a traveler's account that highlights the book's main theme, the constant movement of people, goods, and ideas. The travelers include...

    The Apache Indians: In Search of the Missing Tribe

    By Helge Ingstad

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    Tells the story of the Norwegian explorer Helge Ingstad's sojourn among the Apaches near the White Mountain Reservation in Arizona and his epic journey to locate the "lost" group of their brethren in the Sierra Madres in the 1930s

    Climbing Everest

    By Peter Gillman

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    First-ever collection of all of George Leigh Mallory's writings on climbing.

    Encountering China: Early Modern European Responses

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    Encountering China addresses the responses of early modern travelers to China who, awed by the wealth and sophistication of the society they encountered, attempted primarily to build bridges, to explore similarities, and to emulate the Chinese, though they were also critical of some local traditions and practices.

    Odyssey of Ibn Battuta

    By David Waines

    Paperback £17.46

    Born in 14th century Morocco, and a contemporary of Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta has left us an account in his own words of his remarkable journeys throughout the Islamic world. His "al-rihla" or 'Travelogue' is a fascinating mosaic of mysticism and reportage offering a prototype magic realism. The author discusses...

    Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott\'s Marvel

    By Anne Strathie

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    Henry `Birdie' Bowers realised his life's ambition when he was selected for Captain Scott's Terra Nova expedition to the Antarctic, yet he also met his death on the journey.

    Dark Waters The Expedition Trilogy, Book 1

    By Jason Lewis

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    Invading America: The English Assault on the New World 1497-1630

    By David Childs

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    Within a generation of Columbus's first landfall in the Caribbean, Spain ruled an empire in central and south America many times the size of the home country. In stark contrast, after a century of struggle, and numerous disasters, English colonising efforts further north had succeeded in settling the banks of...

    The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century

    By Ross E. Dunn

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    Recounts the great traveler Ibn Battuta's remarkable career, interpreting it within the cultural and social context of Islamic society and giving the reader both a biography of an extraordinary personality and a study of the hemispheric dimensions of human interchange in medieval times.

    Cosmos and Colonialism

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    Alexander von Humboldt explored the Spanish Empire on the verge of its collapse. He is the most significant German travel writer and the most important mediator between Europe and the Americas of the nineteenth century. His works integrated knowledge from two dozen domains.

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