The Conquest of the Ocean

The Conquest of the Ocean

The Illustrated History of Seafaring

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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: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2013.
Edition: First American edition.
ISBN: 9781465408419
146540841X
Branch Call Number: 910.4509 LAVERY B
Characteristics: 400 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm

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