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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration
The Oxford Companion to World Exploration
2007
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An electronic version of The Oxford Companion to World Exploration which offers information on all topics of exploration worldwide, including advances in navigation, the discovery of the New World, polar expeditions, and the space age.
Main title:
The Oxford Companion to World Exploration / edited by David Buisseret
Imprint:
Oxford Oxford University Press 2007
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Contents:
Contains over 800 entries supplemented by 150 black-and-white and 50 full-color photographs and maps. Published in association with the Newberry Library in Chicago, the Companion reproduces more than 100 images from its world-renowned collection. Covers all aspects of global exploration, from Antarctica to the North Pole. Provides information on all topics of exploration worldwide, including advances in navigation, the discovery of the New World, polar expeditions, and the space age. In addition to examining the lives and expeditions of heroic and influential explorers, the resource covers navigational and marine sciences and ranges from ancient cultures through modern space exploration. A Browse search function allows users to search alphabetically by Topic from A-Z.
ISBN:
0195307410 (eref 9780195307412 ebook)
Dewey class:
910.92 OXF
Local class:
910.92
Language:
English
BRN:
113651
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