eBook Explorers of the Renaissance, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615308814
  • ISBN-13: 9781615308811
  • DDC: 910.92
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 168 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

The allure of far-off lands, the promise of untapped resources, and a hunger for building global empires prompted Renaissance explorers to journey into the unknown. Battling harsh seafaring conditions, disease, and any number of unknown threats to their health and safety, the individuals profiled in this volume shaped the world map, setting the stage for future voyagers along the way.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Age of Discovery.
2: The Great Overland Explorers.
3: The Great Eastward Navigators.
4: Westward with Christopher Columbus.
5: Other Westward Navigators.
6: Monarchs and Sponsors.
Conclusion.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.