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Read online Voyages and Discoveries: Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Voyages and Discoveries: Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation Renaissance diplomat and part time spy Richard Hakluyt was also England s first serious geographer gathering together a wealth of accounts about the wide ranging travels and discoveries of the sixteenth century English One of the epics of this great period of expansion i The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation i describes in the words of the explorers themselves an astonishing era in which the English grew rapidly aware of the sheer size and strangeness of their world Mingling accounts of the journeys of renowned adventurers such as Drake and Frobisher with descriptions by other explorers and traders to reveal a nation beginning to dominate the seas Hakluyt s great work was originally intended principally to assist navigation and trade It also presents one of the first and greatest modern portraits of the globe by Richard Hakluyt

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Voyages and Discoveries: Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
Title:Voyages and Discoveries: Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
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Number of Pages:448
Category:History, Travel, Non fiction, Classics, Adventure
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