Smithsonian Explorers: Great Tales of Adventure and Endurance
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Smithsonian Explorers: Great Tales of Adventure and Endurance lets you experience the thrill of humanity’s most momentous expeditions through first-person accounts, rare maps, specially commissioned photographs and artworks. Discover the exploits of 50 of the world’s most famous and intrepid trailblazers, whose efforts opened frontiers, turned voids into maps, forged nations, and added to humankind’s knowledge, and the shorter stories of 60 of the explorers’ helpers and companions. Smithsonian Explorers re-creates history’s greatest expeditions—from trade and the search for lands to colonize, to scientific curiosity and missionary zeal—while introducing history’s most famous trail blazers. Published in the USA. Hardcover; 360 pages; 349 color and black and white photographs. 12" x 10.2"
Smithsonian Explorers: Great Tales of Adventure and Endurance recalls exhibits at our National Museum of Natural History and our National Museum of American History, Behring Center.
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