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- Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.47
The gripping true story of bitter rivalries on the high seas, a brilliant 17th-Century pirate captain, and the two adventurous men determined to find his treasure. Captained by English nobleman-turned-pirate Joseph Bannister, the Golden Fleece was a pirate ship sunk by the Royal Navy in 1686 taking with it many fortunes? worth of gold. When present-day... more...
- DK Publishing 2015; US$ 3.99
The disaster that shocked the world! Courage and tragedy... this is the story of the "safest" ship ever built. DK Readers now have a fresh new look featuring redesigned jackets and interiors, and up-to-date vocabulary throughout! Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging age-appropriate stories in DK... more...
- Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 23.99
This book is ideal for Python programmers who are tasked with or wish to make a special-purpose GIS application. Analysts, political scientists, geographers, and GIS specialists seeking a creative platform to experiment with cutting-edge spatial analysis, but who are still only beginners in Python, will also find this book beneficial. Familiarity with... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2015; US$ 23.99
The most absurd, hilarious, and ridiculous travelogue ever told, by two hit-TV comedy writers who raced each other around the world-for bragging rights and a very expensive bottle of Scotch It started as a friendly wager: two old friends from The Harvard Lampoon , now hotshot Hollywood scribes, challenged each other to a race around the globe... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
This volume offers annotated texts with biographical and historical introductions of four previously unpublished travel journals from the period 1775?1874. The first of these is the journal of a participant in a Spanish expedition sent from Mexico to explore the north-west coast of America. From the outset, difficulties plagued the voyage. Bodega's... more...
- be.bra verlag 2015; US$ 9.53
Am 7. Mai 1915 torpedierte ein deutsches U-boot den Passagierdampfer "Lusitania", der von New York nach Liverpool unterwegs war. Binnen weniger Minuten versank das Schiff in den eisigen Fluten des Atlantiks und riss fast 1.200 Menschen in den Tod, darunter viele Kinder und Frauen. Mit dieser kaltblütig herbeigeführten Schiffskatastrophe... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 29.17
When Titanic began sending out distress calls, one of the first to reply was the Cunard liner Carpathia. As it turned out, Carpathia was the only vessel to reach the scene in time to save the lives of any of Titanic's passengers, and, after she arrived in New York, reporters crowded the pier and vied with each other to obtain interviews with the survivors... more...
- The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99
Quebec-born Ned Myers was a fascinating character who knew he was destined for a life on the sea from an early age. Orphaned as a young boy, Myers ran away to New York City at the tender age of 11 to fulfill his dream. On one of his voyages, Myers made the acquaintance of American author James Fenimore Cooper, who was so taken with this salty sea dog... more...
- Eye Books 2015; US$ 9.99
An updated edition including new color photographs and a new afterword looking back at the journeyAlastair Humphreys? around-the-world journey of 46,000 miles was an old-fashioned adventure: long, lonely, low-budget, and spontaneous. Cycling across five continents and sailing over the oceans, his ride took four years to complete, on a tiny budget... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
If there's an adventure to be had, it's likely that David Hempleman-Adams has been there first. Ranking alongside Ranulph Fiennes and Chris Bonnington in the pantheon of British explorers, David Hempleman-Adams is the first person in history to achieve what is termed the Adventurers' Grand Slam, by reaching the Geographic and Magnetic North and... more...