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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration

Author: Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.

The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration

Author: Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.

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Item #: D23305
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Publication Date: 2005
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781585677665
In the 19th century, exploration entered a new dimension—explorers were motivated by scientific inquiry rather than greed, and for the first time, they were able to include pictures as well as words. Combining gripping first-hand accounts with original images, this anthology gives an insight into who these people were and what they saw. The more than 50 contributors include Lewis ... More
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In the 19th century, exploration entered a new dimension—explorers were motivated by scientific inquiry rather than greed, and for the first time, they were able to include pictures as well as words. Combining gripping first-hand accounts with original images, this anthology gives an insight into who these people were and what they saw. The more than 50 contributors include Lewis & Clark, Edmund Hillary, Freya Stark, Thor Heyerdahl, Alexander von Humboldt, Robert Peary, Jacques Cousteau, Isabella Bird, Charles Darwin, Roald Amundsen, and Hiram Bingham.

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