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Exploration in the Age of Empire, 1750-1953

(Revised Edition)

Exploration in the Age of Empire, 1750-1953
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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 Editionoffers extensive coverage of European exploration and imperial expansion in Africa and Asia, using three themes to recount the experiences andachievementsof individual explorers—the motives of the explorers, how changing ideas influenced the conduct and understanding of exploration, and how competition and politics of the European empires were shaped by exploration.
Infobase Publishing; January 2009
121 pages; ISBN 9781438129471
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