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Travelers & Explorers
  • Author:
    Ian Cameron
  • ISBN:
    029776568X
  • ISBN13:
    978-0297765684
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  • Publisher:
    Wiedenfeld and Nicolson; First Edition edition (1974)
  • Pages:
    224 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Travelers & Explorers
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The Magellan circumnavigation was the first voyage around the world in human history

The Magellan circumnavigation was the first voyage around the world in human history.

Ian Cameron's book is about the voyage and the man- Magellan's early adventures, his disgrace at court in Portugal, his constant struggle against ill-luck and lack of recognition and his ultimate triumph-albeit with a sad ending-under the patronage of Spain-all vividly and movingly.

Ian Cameron's book is about the voyage and the man- Magellan's early adventures, his disgrace at court in Portugal, his constant struggle against ill-luck and lack of recognition and his ultimate triumph-albeit with a sad ending-under the patronage of Spain-all vividly and movingly described. Includes Bibliography and Index

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Magalhaes, Fernao de, d. 1521, Voyages around the world. some content may be lost due to the binding of the book.

Magellan's three-year voyage around the world, beginning in 1519, wrote a new chapter in the story of discovery and courage. 224 pages, index, illustrated with 16 pages of color plates and 100 B&W illustrations.

first circumnavigation of the globe The first circumnavigation of the . The early explorers served the monarch who supported their goals of fortune and fame, and the monarch in turn accepted the fealty o. .

first circumnavigation of the globe The first circumnavigation of the globe was led by Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan, who was charged with finding a Spanish route to the Moluccas. Magellan was undoubtedly one of the most skilled sailors of the great age of European maritime discoveries. The early explorers served the monarch who supported their goals of fortune and fame, and the monarch in turn accepted the fealty of men who would enhance the wealth and power of the crown. Ferdinand Magellan, painting, 1970.

Magellan is widely known as the first person to sail around the world, even though he didn't live to complete the voyage himself. Use shift and the arrow up and down keys to change the volume. history Books biographies. Seems a little quiet over here. Current track: Theodore Roosevelt - The River of Doubt by Candice MillardTheodore Roosevelt - The River of Doubt by Candice Millard. Drop your files here.

Magellan first set sail in September 1519 as part of an epic attempt to find a western route to the spice-rich East Indies in modern-day Indonesia. While he successfully led his crew across the Atlantic, through a strait in southern South America and over the vast expanse of the Pacific, he was killed only halfway through the circuit in a skirmish with natives on the Philippine island of Mactan.

Five hundred years ago, Ferdinand Magellan began a historic journey to circumnavigate the globe. Simple, right? Not really- the explorer and his voyage are a study in contradiction. Magellan was Portuguese, but sailed on behalf of Spain. His name wasn’t even Magellan. Like Columbus before him, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan. Seemuller/Bridgeman Images.

20, 1519, the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan set out on what was to become the first circumnavigation of the world. It remains a major point of pride for Portugal, which two years ago asked UNESCO to grant world heritage status to what it called the Magellan route. But another country has at least as strong a claim on the circumnavigation, in the name of another sailor.

Hard Cover; Near Fine; Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 7 x 10". This is an excellent copy, with previous owner's bookplate impression at bottom of title page, o/w fine. Jacket is price clipped but o/w pristine. From the Great Explorers series edited by Sir Vivian Fuchs. Magellan's three-year voyage around the world, beginning in 1519, wrote a new chapter in the story of discovery and courage. 224 pages, index, illustrated with 16 pages of color plates and 100 B&W illustrations.