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Round about the Earth : circumnavigation from Magellan to orbit / Joyce E. Chaplin.

Author/Creator:
Chaplin, Joyce E.
Publication:
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 535 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
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Subjects:
Voyages around the world -- History.
Form/Genre:
Travel literature.
Summary:
"In this first full history of around-the-world travel, Joyce E. Chaplin brilliantly tells the story of circumnavigation."-- Publisher's description
Contents:
Fear. Magellan agonistes ; A world encompassed ; Traffic ; Terrestriality
First entr'acte
Confidence. A tolerable risk ; Faster
faster ; The Club of Eccentrics ; Pure pleasure
Second entr'acte
Doubt. Flight ; The outer limits ; Army and Navy surplus ; Magellan redivivus.
Fear. Magellan agonistes ; A world encompassed ; Traffic ; Terrestriality
First entr'acte
Confidence. A tolerable risk ; Fast
faster ; The Club of Eccentrics ; Pure pleasure
Second entr'acte
Doubt. Flight ; The outer limits ; Army and Navy surplus ; Magellan redivivus.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [453]-507) and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Scott fund bookplate.
ISBN:
9781416596196 (hardcover)
1416596194 (hardcover)
9781416596202 (trade pbk.)
1416596208 (trade pbk.)
9781439100066 (ebook)
1439100063 (ebook)
OCLC:
779266177