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Explorers

Journeys to the Ends of the Earth

Jon Balchin

9781782126997
384 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Overview
This book is a history of exploration”from the first voyages of the ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and Phoenicians, to humanity's first ventures beyond the confines of our own planet. Each chapter covers a particular continent, presents the biographies of the explorers closely identified with each region, and relates the significance of their most important discoveries to the wider world.
Author Bio
Jon Balchin graduated with honors from the University of London in 1997 and has been a writer for many years. His previous works include Quantum Leaps: 100 Scientists Who Changed the World.