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She Captains: Heroines and Hellions of the Sea

She Captains

Heroines and Hellions of the Sea

Simon & Schuster (2001)
US$15.99

With her pistols loaded she went aboard And by her side hung a glittering sword In her belt two...

A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Fremont and the Claiming of the American West

A Newer World

Kit Carson, John C. Fremont and the Claiming of the American West

Simon & Schuster (2002)
US$15.99

John C. Frémont, nearly forgotten today, was one of the giants of nineteenth-century America. He led...

The Royal Commentaries of the Incas and General History of Peru, Abridged
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2006)
US$15.50

This new abridgment of both volumes of Livermore's classic translation presents those selections...

On The Map: Why the world looks the way it does

On The Map

Why the world looks the way it does

Profile Books (2012)
US$9.31

Maps fascinate us. They chart our understanding of the world and they log our progress, but above...

The Life of Dr Elisha Kent Kane, and of Other Distinguished American Explorers: Containing Narratives of Their Researches and Adventures in Remote and Interesting Portions of the Globe

The Life of Dr Elisha Kent Kane, and of Other Distinguished American Explorers

Containing Narratives of Their Researches and Adventures in Remote and Interesting Portions of the Globe

Digital Scanning, Inc. (2001)
US$4.95

Selecting the most distinguished American explorers, this book by Samuel Smucker contains narratives...

Holy War: How Vasco da Gama's Epic Voyages Turned the Tide in a Centuries-Old Clash of Civilizations

Holy War

How Vasco da Gama's Epic Voyages Turned the Tide in a Centuries-Old Clash of Civilizations

HarperCollins (2011)
US$22.52

A sweeping historical epic and a radical new interpretation of Vasco da Gama’s groundbreaking...

That Dark and Bloody River: Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley

That Dark and Bloody River

Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley

Random House Publishing Group (2011)
US$22.00

An epic novel by an award-winning author chronicles the settling of the Ohio River Valley, home to...

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

The Bounty

The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

Penguin Publishing Group (2004)
US$20.00

More than two centuries after Master’s Mate Fletcher Christian led a mutiny against Lieutenant...

Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842

Sea of Glory

America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842

Penguin Publishing Group (2004)
US$18.00

"A treasure of a book."—David McCullough The harrowing story of a pathbreaking naval expedition...

Two Years Before the Mast
Penguin Publishing Group (2009)
US$7.95

Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two...