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The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century

The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century (Hardback)

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Casting a visionary eye over the eighteenth century, Jules Vernes traces navigation to the first astronomers and cartographers in this history of early expeditions. Assessing the influence of Captain Cook and his predecessors in the first part of the book, he introduces the reader to the remarkable efforts of French navigators across the globe.

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essaysHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsMaritime historyScience & MathematicsGeographyGeographical discovery & explorationTravel & MapsTravel writingClassic travel writing Publisher: Duckworth Overlook Publication Date: 27/09/2001 ISBN-13: 9780715630860  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French novelist whose science fiction writings, such as Journey to the Centre of the Earth and Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, have retained a lasting interest and were turned into major Hollywood films.

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