The Great Expedition

Author: Peter Carnavas
ISBN: 9781921042461
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"On August 20, a group of young explorers was charged with a dangerous mission. They were to travel across wild country to deliver a valuable parcel. The journey would be punishing. It would test the resolve of the brave young explorers. Most of all, it would provide us all with a pair of unlikely heros to admire and remember for many years to come. This is their story."--Back cover.

The Great Expedition

Author: Angus Konstam
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1780962339
Size: 20,86 MB
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In 1585, the English launched a pre-emptive strike against Spain, by attacking her New World colonies. Led by Sir Francis Drake, in command of 21 ships and 1,800 soldiers, the expedition struck first at the Canary Islands, then attacked the city of Santo Domingo and the treasure port of Cartagena. Frequently outnumbered, Drake's soldiers won an series of spectacular victories and, laden with treasure, sailed home to a hero's welcome.

The Great Expedition

Author: Ralph K. Andrist
Editor: New Word City
ISBN: 1612308279
Size: 10,23 MB
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One of his ships was rotten, his cold-weather gear was inadequate, and his officers disliked him, but Lieutenant Charles Wilkes had his orders. In 1838, he sailed into the unknown Antarctic. Here, in this essay by award-winning author Ralph K. Andrist, is the harrowing story of his great expedition.

Maximus And The Great Expedition

Author: Brian Ogden
ISBN: 9780862019396
Size: 14,65 MB
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Maximus and Patrick go bravely on an expedition to the Pole. Maximus finds a cure for boredom and learns that mice do not fly.

The Great United States Exploring Expedition Of 1838 1842

Author: William Ragan Stanton
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520025578
Size: 20,25 MB
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The expedition travelled to Antarctica, the South Pacific, the Atlantic and the coasts of what are now Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

The Great Exhibition 1851

Author: Jonathan Shears
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526115700
Size: 12,33 MB
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The Great Exhibition, 1851: A sourcebook is the first anthology of its kind. It presents a comprehensive array of carefully selected primary documents, sourced from the period before, during and after the Exhibition in Hyde Park in 1851. Drawing on contemporary newspapers and periodicals, the archives of the Royal Commission, diaries, journals, celebratory poems and essays, many of these documents are reproduced in their entirety, and in the same place, for the first time. The book provides an unparalleled resource for teachers and students of the Exhibition and a starting point for researchers new to the subject. Subdivided into six chapters - Origins and organisation, Display, Nation, empire and ethnicity, Gender, Class and Afterlives - it represents the current scholarly debates about the Exhibition, orientating readers with helpful, critically informed, introductions. What was the Great Exhibition and what did it mean? Readers of The Great Exhibition, 1851: A sourcebook will take great pleasure in finding out.

The Great Expedition Of Lewis And Clark

Editor: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR)
ISBN: 9780374380397
Size: 13,45 MB
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An account, told in the words of one participant, of the difficulties and wonders that were part of the Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the land obtained as part of the Louisiana Purchase.

The Great Expedition

Author: J Lasterday
Editor: Walker Hammond Publishers
ISBN: 9780998105420
Size: 11,90 MB
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Dog and Ben might change history, but not for the better! When Ben's dragon shows up to school disguised as a huge, black dog, Ben chases him. Suddenly they are no longer in the school playground, and Dog is in trouble. Worse, Ben is now exploring with Lewis and Clark, and Captain Lewis thinks Dog is his dog, Seaman! Can Ben rescue Dog and also save the Great Expedition when a tribe of Native Americans want to keep Dog for themselves?

Alexander The Great

Author: Waldemar Heckel
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444360159
Size: 20,66 MB
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Alexander the Great: A New History combines traditional scholarship with contemporary research to offer an innovative treatment of one of history's most famous figures. Written by leading experts in the field Looks at a wide range of diverse topics including Alexander's religious views, his entourage during his campaign East, his sexuality, the influence of his legacy, and his representations in art and cinema Discusses Alexander's influence, from his impact on his contemporaries to his portrayals in recent Hollywood films A highly informed and enjoyable resource for students and interested general readers