These clearly written and exhaustively researched accounts of the lives and impact of some of the world's greatest explorers address a variety of questions and issues surrounding these adventurers. Enriched with primary source documents to make history come alive for today's students and lavishly illustrated with paintings, prints, and artifacts form the explorer's own times, each volume is written to capture the drama of their great journeys of exploration. Maps and time lines enhance the learning experience, and Did You Know? fat boxes high-light fascinating and fun information that students will enjoy reading.
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