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The Resource Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers, illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang ; [with a foreword by Barbara Hillary]

Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers, illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang ; [with a foreword by Barbara Hillary]

Label
Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers
Title
Explorers
Title remainder
amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers
Statement of responsibility
illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang ; [with a foreword by Barbara Hillary]
Title variation
  • DK Smithsonian
  • Amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Tells the story of humanity's explorations, taking the reader into the lives of some of the most intrepid people ever known. Focusing on 50 of the world's greatest explorers, with shorter entries on 60 of their helpers and companions, the book is filled with first-person accounts in the explorers' own words, rare maps, specially commissioned photographs, and artworks [to] re-create history's greatest expeditions"--Publisher marketing
Cataloging source
SINLB
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Huang, Nellie
Dewey number
910.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Hawke, Jessamy
  • Hillary, Barbara
Series statement
DK Smithsonian
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  • Explorers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Discoveries in geography
Target audience
juvenile
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Label
Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers, illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang ; [with a foreword by Barbara Hillary]
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Sea & ice. Pytheas -- Leif Erikson -- Zheng He -- The age of exploration -- Christopher Columbus -- Voyage to the Americas -- Vasco da Gama -- Ferdinand Magellan -- The dark side of exploration -- James Cook -- Jeanne Baret -- Bungaree -- Matthew Henson -- Roald Amundsen & Robert Falcon Scott -- Scott's supplies -- Ernest Shackleton -- Jacques Cousteau -- Thor Heyerdahl -- Barbara Hillary -- Sylvia Earle -- Robert Ballard -- Ranulph Fiennes -- Sung-Taek Hong ; Land. Zuanzang -- Rabban Bar Sauma -- Marco Polo -- Marco Polo's influence -- Ibn Battuta -- Hernán Cortés -- Esteban Dorantes -- Alexander von Humboldt -- Meriwether Lewis, William Clark & Sacagawea -- Fort Clatsop -- Charles Darwin -- Darwin's discoveries -- David Livingstone & Henry Morton Stanley -- Henri Mouhot -- Francisco Moreno -- Nellie Bly -- Gertrude Bell -- Ynés Mexia -- Annie Londonderry -- Howard Carter -- Inside the tomb -- Treasure from afar -- Hiram Bingham -- Freya Stark -- Recording the journey -- Aloha Wanderwell -- The Villas- Boâs Brothers -- Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay -- Junko Tabei -- Karen Darke -- Mario Rigby ; Air & space. Amelia Earhart -- Charles Lindbergh -- Yuri Gagarin & Valentina Tereshkova -- Journey to the moon -- Moon landing -- Mae Jemison -- Namira Salim -- Where to next? -- More adventurers
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781465481573
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)on1105617489
Label
Explorers : amazing tales of the world's greatest adventurers, illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ; written by Nellie Huang ; [with a foreword by Barbara Hillary]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Sea & ice. Pytheas -- Leif Erikson -- Zheng He -- The age of exploration -- Christopher Columbus -- Voyage to the Americas -- Vasco da Gama -- Ferdinand Magellan -- The dark side of exploration -- James Cook -- Jeanne Baret -- Bungaree -- Matthew Henson -- Roald Amundsen & Robert Falcon Scott -- Scott's supplies -- Ernest Shackleton -- Jacques Cousteau -- Thor Heyerdahl -- Barbara Hillary -- Sylvia Earle -- Robert Ballard -- Ranulph Fiennes -- Sung-Taek Hong ; Land. Zuanzang -- Rabban Bar Sauma -- Marco Polo -- Marco Polo's influence -- Ibn Battuta -- Hernán Cortés -- Esteban Dorantes -- Alexander von Humboldt -- Meriwether Lewis, William Clark & Sacagawea -- Fort Clatsop -- Charles Darwin -- Darwin's discoveries -- David Livingstone & Henry Morton Stanley -- Henri Mouhot -- Francisco Moreno -- Nellie Bly -- Gertrude Bell -- Ynés Mexia -- Annie Londonderry -- Howard Carter -- Inside the tomb -- Treasure from afar -- Hiram Bingham -- Freya Stark -- Recording the journey -- Aloha Wanderwell -- The Villas- Boâs Brothers -- Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay -- Junko Tabei -- Karen Darke -- Mario Rigby ; Air & space. Amelia Earhart -- Charles Lindbergh -- Yuri Gagarin & Valentina Tereshkova -- Journey to the moon -- Moon landing -- Mae Jemison -- Namira Salim -- Where to next? -- More adventurers
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781465481573
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)on1105617489

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