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Product Dimensions: 6.14 x 9.21 inches
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Books about the History of Expeditions and Discoveries discuss the adventures of ancient Phoenician, Greek and Roman explorers, the last of whom reached China, the Viking explorer who reached North America, and the Polynesians who discovered New Zealand. During the "Age of Discovery" Europeans (re-)discovered the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Titles include: The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators, The Voyages and Explorations of Samuel De Champlain, 1604-1616, Lake Michigan and the French Explorers, Pizarro, his adventures and conquests, Russian explorations, 1725-1743; Vitus Bering: the discoverer of Bering Strait, Lewis and Clark: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Narratives of the Career of Hernando de Soto in the Conquest of Florida, Elizabethan Sea-Dogs; A Chronicle of Drake and His Companions, The Discovery of the Old Northwest and Its Settlement by the French, and The Story of Marco Polo.
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Books about Civilization are concerned with the development of structured societies that grow to require urban planning, develop social and cultural elites, and forms of writing for record keeping, complex organization and transfer of ideas. Almost invariably, the process of civilization results in the growth of empires, and subjugation of less civilized peoples. Titles include: Ancient Man: The Beginning of Civilizations, Syllabus: Introduction to the History of European Civilization, Evolution and Culture, The Pivot of Civilization, The Western Hemisphere Idea: Its Rise and Decline, The decay of capitalist civilisation, and The fate of empires; being an inquiry into the stability of civilisation.
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Books about the History of the Americas begin with the migrations of the Paleo-Indians 15,000 years ago. After Columbus's pioneering voyage of 1492, Spanish, Portuguese, English, French and Dutch settlers arrived and colonized the New World. By the late 19th century, the bulk of these new countries had achieved independence from their previous European masters. Titles include: A Short History of Mexico, America Not Discovered by Columbus: An Historical Sketch of the Discovery of America by the Norsemen in the Tenth Century, Columbus and His Predecessors; A Study in the Beginnings of American History, Mexico in Revolution, and The First Letter of Christopher Columbus to the Noble Lord Raphael Sanchez Announcing the Discovery of America.
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