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Explorers & discoverers

from Alexander the Great to Sally Ride

by Peggy Saari

  • 238 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by UXL in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Explorers -- Biography -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile,
  • Discoveries in geography -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile,
  • Travelers -- Biography -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesExplorers and discoverers.
    StatementPeggy Saari, Daniel B. Baker.
    ContributionsBaker, Daniel B., Pear, Nancy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG200 .S22 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1-7 > :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL879488M
    ISBN 100810397986, 0810397994, 0810398001, 081039801X, 0787619906, 0787636819
    LC Control Number95166826
    OCLC/WorldCa31595978

    Get this from a library! Explorers and discoverers.. [Neil Grant; John Shackell; Alan Burton; Richard Geiger; Caroline White] -- Describes famous explorations made throughout history, including brief details of four women explorers. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary. : World Explorers And Discoverers () by Bohlander, Richard E. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $

    Get this from a library! World explorers and discoverers. [Richard E Bohlander;] -- Over entries, 50 maps, and photographs.   Max Jones's top 10 books about exploration. Published on Mon 13 Oct EDT. Max Jones is the author of The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice, an examination of Author: Guardian Staff.

    There have been many famous explorers throughout time whose achievements and bravery are worth noting. Their purposeful accomplishments and occasional accidental discoveries have helped to shape the course of history. Below is a list of some of the most notable explorers of all time. Famous Explorers Leif Ericson () Nationality: Norwegian Known For: Considered the. Go here for a fun world explorers crossword puzzle or word search. Back to Biography for Kids. Back to History for Kids. For more reading and reference, try these books: Eye Wonder: Explorers by Marie Greenwood. 10 Explorers that Changed the World by Clive Gifford. Explorers: From Columbus to Armstrong by Felicity Everett and Struan.


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Explorers and Discoverers of the World by Daniel Baker (Author) ISBN Cited by: 1. Explorers & Discoverers - Volumes From Alexander the Great to Sally Ride Hardcover – Novem Format: Hardcover.

Explorers and Discoverers: From Alexander the Great to Sally Ride: 1 Hardcover – December 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions PriceFormat: Hardcover.

The great discoverers, Boorstin shows, dispel the illusions and reveal something new about the world. Although The Discoverers easily stands on its own, it is technically the first entry in a trilogy that also includes The Creators and The Seekers. An outstanding book--one of the best works of history to be found anywhere.

--John J. MillerCited by: Explorers & Discoverers: 4 Volume set Hardcover – Novem by Peggy Saari (Editor)Format: Hardcover. Explorers and discoverers of the world User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Exploration and discovery are conceived in the broadest sense in this work, which encompasses all chronological.

The lives and times of more than men and women are explored in this set, from ancient Greek scholars and travellers to 21st century oceanographers and astronauts. Who these individuals were, when and how they live and travelled, why their journeys were significant and what the consequences of their discoveries were are all answered within these biographies.

World explorers and discoverers User Review - Not Available - Explorers & discoverers book Verdict. The biographical sketches collected here profile those the editorial consultants consider the most historically important explorers.

All but six are of European extraction; aviators, space Read full review. The Discoverers by Daniel Boorstin, published inis a solid, thoroughly researched and well documented series of 82 essays on the history of human discovery.

Some of these discoveries are physical, such as the New World or the trade route around Africa/5. LibriVox recording of Discoverers and Explorers, by Edward R. Shaw. Read by Laura Caldwell. Tales of the brave and daring explorers that ventured into the unknown "Sea of Darkness" where it was thought monsters and angry gods lived.

They dared to sail near the equator which was thought to have such intense heat that it would boil the ocean water. Vols. by: Nancy Pear, Daniel B.

Baker. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA CameraPages: Discovers and Explorers by Edward Richard Shaw also gave more detail than you get in most history books of the day. The stories are easily pictured in your mind, as the explorers go off to discover /5(4).

Explorers & Discoverers of the World 1 Book Description In this biographical guide, users will find lively accounts of the lives and exploits of more than explorers. Explorers and discoverers of the world. More that world explorers from ancient Greece to space exploration including women and non-Europeans are listed alphabetically in this source Entries are a page or more with selected bibliography and include name and dates with accomplishments and a bibliography for further research.

Explorers & discoverers: from Alexander the Great to Sally Ride, volume 6 Explorers, Discoveries in geography, Travelers Publisher Detroit, MI: UXL Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by [email protected] Pages: This book has been prepared for the purpose of affording material for such an interrelation.

The plan of interrelation is simple. As the study of the world as a whole, in the manner already sketched, progresses, the appropriate chapters are read, discussed, and reproduced, and the routes of the various discoverers and explorers traced.

: Explorers and Discoverers of the World () by Baker, Daniel and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Baker, Daniel. Discoverers and Explorers By: Edward R. Shaw () Tales of the brave and daring explorers that ventured into the unknown “Sea of Darkness” where it was thought monsters and angry gods lived.

The Discoverers by Daniel Boorstin was a combination of both types of nonfiction. In a general way (for such a topic can hardly be comprehensive), Boorstin discusses the discovery of ideas, concepts, places, and facts from the dawn of time until about   Free Audio Books 3, views THINK TANK WITH BEN WATTENBERG S1 • E25 Who owns history.

— with Daniel Boorstin () | THINK TANK - Duration:. Get this from a library! Explorers and discoverers: the Norsemen. [Educational Research Council of America. Social Science Staff.] -- Briefly relates the settlement of Iceland and Greenland by the Vikings and the discovery of North America by Leif Ericson.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Boorstin's choice of ""discoverers"" to title this omnibus history of the growth of scientific knowledge reflects his view of the importance of pivotal people, as well as the idea that knowledge is a revealing or an uncovering of ever broader vistas in time or space.

He begins with primitive notions of time and the increasing need to develop means of measuring its passage&#;a natural.