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A SPECK ON THE SEA: Epic Voyages in the Most Improbable Vessels

A SPECK ON THE SEA

Epic Voyages in the Most Improbable Vessels

McGraw-Hill Education (2004)
US$18.90

"A gripping compendium of noteworthy small-boat voyages made over the centuries." --John Harland,...

Empire of Blue Water: Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign

Empire of Blue Water

Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign

Crown/Archetype (2007)
US$16.00

He challenged the greatest empire on earth with a ragtag bunch of renegades—and brought it to its...

Almost Human: The Astonishing Tale of Homo Naledi and the Discovery That Changed Our Human Story

Almost Human

The Astonishing Tale of Homo Naledi and the Discovery That Changed Our Human Story

National Geographic Society (2017)
US$26.00

This first-person narrative about an archaeological discovery is rewriting the story of human...

Who Discovered America?: The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas

Who Discovered America?

The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas

HarperCollins (2013)
US$14.26

Greatly expanding on his blockbuster 1421 , distinguished historian Gavin Menzies uncovers the...

South: The Endurance Expedition

South

The Endurance Expedition

Penguin Publishing Group (2004)
US$15.00

As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by Shackleton set out to make the first...

Journals: Captain Scott's Last Expedition

Journals

Captain Scott's Last Expedition

OUP Oxford (2005)
US$10.79

Captain Scott's own account of his tragic race with Roald Amundsen for the South Pole thrilled the...

The Description of the World
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2016)
US$12.95

Composed in a prison cell in 1298 by Venetian merchant Marco Polo and Arthurian romance writer...

The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates

The Invisible Hook

The Hidden Economics of Pirates

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$15.42

Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers...

Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age

Villains of All Nations

Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age

Beacon Press (2011)
US$20.00

Villains of All Nations explores the 'Golden Age' of Atlantic piracy (1716-1726) and the infamous...

Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition
Penguin Publishing Group (2002)
US$15.00

The New World story of the Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca in his own words This riveting true...