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text Beyond the known : how exploration created the modern world and will take us to the stars

Summary

"A survey of the history and future of human exploration, replete with fun facts about the results of cultural exchanges and the discovery of new frontiers"--

Contents
Out of the cradle -- Early wanderings -- People of the sea -- Antiquity -- The classical world -- Barbarians from the North -- Early contacts -- The other Mediterranean -- China's age of exploration -- A sea route to India -- Plunder and gold -- A... Read more
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viii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Scribner 2019

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