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Books pubblicati nella collana Facts On File Library con argomento Discoveries In Geography

Vasco Da Gama

Vasco Da Gama

Worth Richard 
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In his voyages to India, beginning in 1497, Vasco da Gama revolutionized the economy of Europe. As the first navigator to find a route to India around Africa's Cape of Good Hope, da Gama gave Portugal the opportunity to take control of the lucrative spice routes that had been dominated for centuries by Italian and...

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€ 35,00
Vasco Da Gama And The Sea Route To India

Vasco Da Gama And The Sea Route To India

Koestler-Grack Rachel A. 
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This Portuguese navigator's initial voyage to India in 1497-1499 opened up the sea route from Western Europe to the East by way of the Cape of Good Hope. This changed the world's balance of power and helped make his home country one of the richest and powerful in the world.

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€ 32,60
Exploration in the Age of Empire, 1750-1953

Exploration in the Age of Empire, 1750-1953

Grant Kevin Patrick  Bowman John S. (EDT)  Isserman Maurice (EDT) 
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Whether motivated by the quest for power, riches, or other factors, explorers have searched throughout history to uncover the unknown. Exploration in the Age of Empire, 1750–1953, Revised Edition offers extensive coverage of European exploration and imperial expansion in Africa and Asia, using three themes to recount...

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€ 31,40
Exploration in the World of the Ancients

Exploration in the World of the Ancients

Bowman John Stewart  Isserman Maurice (EDT) 
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Exploration in the World of the Ancients, Revised Edition examines who the first explorers were and defines the geographic areas of Earth, showing when and how they were first populated by humans. Among Western historians, this period is considered to begin with the first writing systems, which would be about 3500...

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€ 29,80
People and the Sea

People and the Sea

Dalgleish Sharon  Turner Garda 
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€ 19,30