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In search of new horizons : epic tales of travel and exploration, Robert B. Downs

Label
In search of new horizons : epic tales of travel and exploration
Title
In search of new horizons
Title remainder
epic tales of travel and exploration
Statement of responsibility
Robert B. Downs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1903-1991
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Downs, Robert B.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
G525
LC item number
.D64
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Explorers
  • Aventures et aventuriers
  • Explorateurs
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Explorers
  • Erzählung
  • Reise (Motiv)
  • Reiseroman
  • Reisebericht
Label
In search of new horizons : epic tales of travel and exploration, Robert B. Downs
Link
https://archive.org/details/insearchofnewhor00robe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 287-290
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Rediscovery of America: Alexander von Humboldt's personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the new continent, 1799-1804
  • Spanning a continent: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's History of the expedition, 1804-1806
  • Exploring the American frontier: Henry Schoolcraft's narrative journal of travels through the Northwest region of the United States, 1820
  • Untamed Indians: Francis Parkman's The Oregon Trial, 1846
  • Origin of species: Charles Darwin's The voyage of the beagle, 1831-1836
  • Iberian vagabond: George Borrow's The Bible in Spain, 1835-1840
  • View form the forecastle: Richard Henry Dana's Two years before the mast, 1840
  • Shrines of Islam: Richard Burton's personal narratives of a pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah, 1853
  • Orient meets Occident: Fukuzawa Yukichi's Autobiography, 1860
  • Breaker of stones: Henry M. Stanley's Through the dark continent, 1871-1877
  • Outward bound -why travel?
  • Lone voyager: Joshua Slocum's Sailing alone around the world, 1896-1898
  • Farthest north: Robert E. Peary's The North Pole, 1908-1909
  • Intrepid Norsemen: Roald Amundsen's The South Pole, 1911
  • The river of doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Through the Brazilian wilderness, 1913
  • Stone Age voyage: Thor Heyerdahl's Kon-Tiki: across the Pacific by raft, 1947
  • Eight thousand meters plus: Maurice Herzog's Annapurna, 1950
  • Top of the world: Sir John Hunt's The conquest of Everest, 1953
  • Travel in fact and fancy
  • The first sightseer: Herodotus' History of the Persian Wars, 464-447 B.C.
  • Quest for Cathay: Marco Polo's travels, 1271-1295
  • Discoverer of continental America: Amerigo Vespucci's four voyages, 1497-1504
  • Circling the globe: Antonio Pigafetta's The first voyage around the world by Magellan, 1519-1521
  • Navigator and discoverer par excellence: Captain James Cook's journals, 1768
  • Terrestrial paradise: William Bartam's travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, 1773-1777
  • Pursuing the Niger: Mungo Park's travels in the interior districts of Africa, 1795-1797
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 290 pages
Isbn
9780838902691
Lccn
78013656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4136095
Label
In search of new horizons : epic tales of travel and exploration, Robert B. Downs
Link
https://archive.org/details/insearchofnewhor00robe
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 287-290
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Rediscovery of America: Alexander von Humboldt's personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the new continent, 1799-1804
  • Spanning a continent: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's History of the expedition, 1804-1806
  • Exploring the American frontier: Henry Schoolcraft's narrative journal of travels through the Northwest region of the United States, 1820
  • Untamed Indians: Francis Parkman's The Oregon Trial, 1846
  • Origin of species: Charles Darwin's The voyage of the beagle, 1831-1836
  • Iberian vagabond: George Borrow's The Bible in Spain, 1835-1840
  • View form the forecastle: Richard Henry Dana's Two years before the mast, 1840
  • Shrines of Islam: Richard Burton's personal narratives of a pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah, 1853
  • Orient meets Occident: Fukuzawa Yukichi's Autobiography, 1860
  • Breaker of stones: Henry M. Stanley's Through the dark continent, 1871-1877
  • Outward bound -why travel?
  • Lone voyager: Joshua Slocum's Sailing alone around the world, 1896-1898
  • Farthest north: Robert E. Peary's The North Pole, 1908-1909
  • Intrepid Norsemen: Roald Amundsen's The South Pole, 1911
  • The river of doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Through the Brazilian wilderness, 1913
  • Stone Age voyage: Thor Heyerdahl's Kon-Tiki: across the Pacific by raft, 1947
  • Eight thousand meters plus: Maurice Herzog's Annapurna, 1950
  • Top of the world: Sir John Hunt's The conquest of Everest, 1953
  • Travel in fact and fancy
  • The first sightseer: Herodotus' History of the Persian Wars, 464-447 B.C.
  • Quest for Cathay: Marco Polo's travels, 1271-1295
  • Discoverer of continental America: Amerigo Vespucci's four voyages, 1497-1504
  • Circling the globe: Antonio Pigafetta's The first voyage around the world by Magellan, 1519-1521
  • Navigator and discoverer par excellence: Captain James Cook's journals, 1768
  • Terrestrial paradise: William Bartam's travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, 1773-1777
  • Pursuing the Niger: Mungo Park's travels in the interior districts of Africa, 1795-1797
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 290 pages
Isbn
9780838902691
Lccn
78013656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4136095

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