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Title Round about the earth : circumnavigation, from Magellan to orbit / Joyce E. Chaplin.
Author Chaplin, Joyce E.
Publication New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description xxi, 535 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Call # 910.41 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [453]-507) and index.
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.
Summary "In this first full history of around-the-world travel, Joyce E. Chaplin brilliantly tells the story of circumnavigation."-- Publisher's description
Subject Voyages around the world -- History.
ISBN 9781416596196 (hardcover) :
1416596194 (hardcover)
9781416596202 (trade pbk.)
1416596208 (trade pbk.)

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 Central 2nd Fl - HBR Non-Fic  910.41 C    CHECK SHELVES