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Voyages & discoveries

Richard Hakluyt

Voyages & discoveries

by Richard Hakluyt

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRichard Hakluyt ; selected with an introduction and a glossary by Janet Hampden.
SeriesWorld"s Classics -- 562
ContributionsHampden, Jane.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix,471p.
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13948027M

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Voyages and travels. Voyages around the world. Oceania -- Discovery and exploration. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.   The principal navigations, voyages, traffiques and discoveries of the English nation: made by sea or overland to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compass of these years.

Richard Hakluyt (/ ˈ h æ k l ʊ t, ˈ h æ k l ə t, ˈ h æ k əl w ɪ t /; – 23 November ) was an English writer. He is known for promoting the English colonization of North America through his works, notably Divers Voyages Touching the Discoverie of America () and The Principall Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoueries of the English Nation (–). In the Royal Society, in conjunction with the Admiralty, was organizing the first scientific expedition to the Pacific, and the rather obscure year-old James Cook was appointed commander of the dly commissioned as lieutenant, he was given a homely looking but extremely sturdy Whitby coal-hauling bark renamed HMS Endeavour, then four years old, of just tons and less.

Other articles where The Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries of the English Nation is discussed: Richard Hakluyt: This was The Principall Navigations, Voiages and Discoveries of the English Nation, which, by its scholarship and comprehensiveness, transcended all geographical literature to date; the first edition, in one volume, appeared in Richard Hakluyt (?–) was fascinated from his earliest years by stories of strange lands and voyages of exploration. A priest by profession, he was also an indefatigable editor and translator of geographical accounts, and a propagandist for English expeditions to claim .


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out of 5 stars CAPTAIN COOK, HIS LIFE, VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Ma Verified Purchase. I reckon that no-one really understands the impact of Capt Cook on world geography, nor really appreciates the contribution that his journey makes to our understanding of that part of history.

This book gives 4/5(39). Captain Cook, His Life, Voyages And Discoveries Hardcover – Aug by William Henry G. Kingston (Creator) out of 5 stars ratings.

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Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is not clear if this short version was achieved just by selecting the shorter accounts of voyages, discoveries and acts of villainy & piracy, or if some of them have been edited down to /5.

Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dampier, William, Voyages and discoveries. London, The Argonaut press, Voyages & Discoveries in the South Seas, book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars 3/5. Voyages and Discoveries - Ebook written by Richard Hakluyt.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes Voyages & discoveries book you read Voyages and Discoveries. An Historical Collection of the several Voyages and Discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean Author DALRYMPLE, Alexander Book condition Voyages & discoveries book - Teepye lobsters" plate bound upside-down; the binding very well rebacked; sides a little sunned.

Quantity available 1 Publisher Printed for the author Place of Publication London Date published Note. Renaissance diplomat and part-time spy, William Hakluyt was also England's first serious geographer, gathering together a wealth of accounts about the wide-ranging travels and discoveries of the sixteenth-century English.

One of the epics of this great period of expansion, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation describes, in the words of /5(2).

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Voyages and Discoveries by Richard Hakluyt,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This book is a collection of eight related short stories, apparently meant as the prequal to the fantasy series Voyages of Fortune.

I really like how the author set the stories in such a wide variaty of places around the world and in different timeframes. It looks like there's going to be time travel involved. can't wait for book one. IRVING, Washington. Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus. Original cloth-backed boards with printed paper spine label.

Phila.: Carey and Lea, First American edition. BAL This copy has the 4 pp. of advertisements for the Encyclopaedia Americana dated February, Spine label chipped, else a near fine copy.

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One of the epics of this great period of expansion, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation describes, in the words of the explorers themselves, an astonishing era in which the English grew rapidly aware of the sheer size and strangeness of their world.

Mingling accounts of the journeys of renowned. When he returned to London from South East Asia inDalrymple used his sources to compile a book entitled An account of the discoveries made in the South Pacifick Ocean, previous to outlining his belief in the existence of this missing southern continent and analysing the discoveries made on previous voyages to the South Pacific.

PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN cites Hakluyt s book as an "enormous to contain one million seven hundred thousand words (as) the most complete collection of voyages and discoveries, by land as well as by t.

inspired some of the great overseas explorations of his time and was one of the leading spirits in the Elizabethan. First US collected edition of Cook's three voyages.

Forbes notes that it "appears to be an adaptation of the text contained in Volumes VI and VII of William Mavor's Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels & Discoveries" (). This edition is uncommon, with just two copies traced institutionally in the UK.

The explorer Christopher Columbus made four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in, and His most famous was his. Read "Voyages and Discoveries" by Richard Hakluyt available from Rakuten Kobo. Renaissance diplomat and part-time spy, William Hakluyt was also England's.

Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Captain Cook His Life, Voyages, and Discoveries by William Henry Giles Kingston Among all those Englishmen who, from a humble origin, have risen to an honourable position, Captain James Cook is especially worthy of record.

The twin Voyager spacecraft ongoing odysseys mark an unprecedented and historic accomplishment. Here are some of their many discoveries: - Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere with dozens of interacting hurricane-like storm systems -- Erupting volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io, which has times the volcanic activity of Earth -- The Io torus, a thick ring of ionized sulfur and oxygen shed by Io .The Age of Discovery, or the Age of Exploration (approximately from the beginning of the 15th century until the middle of the 17th century), is an informal and loosely defined term for the period in European history in which extensive overseas exploration emerged as a powerful factor in European culture, most notably the discovery of the Americas, and during which time was the beginning of.