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A captivating tale spanning 5, 000 years of the oceans' history, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown.
From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, these are awe-inspiring tales of epic sea voyages involving great feats of seamanship, navigation, endurance, and ingenuity. Explore the lives and maritime adventures, many with first-person narratives of land seekers and globe charters such as Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook, and Vitus Bering.
|Publisher:||Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated|
|Publish Date:||Aug 19, 2013|
|Number of Pages:||400|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||2.0|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.5 x 6.3 x 1.3|
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