Explorers & Discoverers Volume 5.

From Alexander the Great to Sally Ride (Explorers & Discoverers) by Nancy Pear

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Subjects:

  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Historical figures,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Travelers,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • History - General,
  • Explorers,
  • Discoveries in geography,
  • Reference - General,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Biography,
  • Encyclopedias, Juvenile
The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8145726M
ISBN 100787619906
ISBN 109780787619909

  PREFACE. My Dear Boys. It has seemed fitting to include in the Famous Leaders Series this volume upon the discoverers and explorers, not only of North America, but also of Central and South America.. It has been impossible to include them all in a volume of this character; but I have selected the most important, and have omitted such men as Sebastian Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Sir . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shaw, Edward R. (Edward Richard), Discoverers and explorers. New York: American Book Co., © Digital Books. Expand your lesson with these digital books about explorers, including what they ate, navigation techniques and much more! Eyewitness: Explorer; Eye Wonder: Explorer; Art Activities. Use fun art activities to help students learn about explorers and test their math skills! Set Design for "Pilgrims of Plymouth" Math Activities. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Explorers and discoverers of the world by Baker, Daniel B. Publication date Topics Explorers Publisher Detroit: Gale Research.

LibriVox recording of Discoverers and Explorers, by Edward R. Shaw. Read by Laura Caldwell. Tales of the brave and daring explorers that ventured into the unknown "Sea of Darkness" where it was thought monsters and angry gods lived. They dared to sail near the equator which was thought to have such intense heat that it would boil the ocean water. (—) Mountain climber, Antarctic explorer, and beekeeper from New Zealand whose expedition was 1st to reach the top of Mt. Everest on May 29th, Glenn, John (—) Piloted the first American-manned orbital mission on Feb. 20,   Although the volume is meant for the general reader, it is quite in-depth and much more than just a coffee table book. The chapters: In Search Of Ancient Worlds investigates the myth of Atlantis in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, the search for Eldorado, the Queen of Sheba and the forgotten discoverers of /5(2). Home > Books > Explorers & Discoverers of the World 1 What is JacketFlap. JacketFlap connects you to the work of more than , authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's / young.

The Discoverers is a vivid, sweeping and original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him - the relationship of the heavens to his own planet, the elusive and mysterious dimension of time, the vast and colorful range of plants and animals, the intricate workings of his own body, the surprising variety of human societies past and present.   Most of the book is devoted to the 16th century and the men who explored the east coast of America in search of a passage to the orient. It is a fascinating period in history. Although this book is 40 years old I do not consider it out of date. It would have been a new book when I was in college/5(13). As this print on demand book is reprinted from a very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume.   This section contains books on the history of women in mathematics, and the individuals who made a difference in in this specific field of science. Change Is Possible by Patricia Clark Kenschaft Call Number: QAK46

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BakerPages: Get this from a library. Explorers & discoverers: from Alexander the Great to Sally Ride, volume 5. [Nancy Pear; Daniel B Baker] -- Tells the stories of twenty-two men, seven women, two machines, and one institution, from Pedro de Alvarado to the R.M.S.

Titanic, that have ventured forth to discover remote lands and to increase. Explorers & Discoverers: From Alexander the Great to Sally Ride, Volume 5 Peggy Saari, Nancy Pear, Daniel B. Baker UXL, - Juvenile Nonfiction - pages. Vols. by: Nancy Pear, Daniel B.

Baker Includes cumulative index in each vol v. A-Ca: Delia Akeley -- Alexander the Great -- Roald Amundsen -- Antonio de Andrade -- Apollo -- Neil Armstrong -- Vladimir Atlasov -- Samuel White Baker -- Florence Baker -- Joseph Banks -- Pedro Joao Baptista -- Amaro Jose -- Aleksandr Baranov -- Rabban Bar Sauma -- Heinrich Barth -- Abu Abdallah Pages: Discoverers and Explorers - Kindle edition by Shaw, Edward R.

(Edward Richard). Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Discoverers and Explorers/5(17).

Within these pages readers can join the world's most important explorers in their quests for the poles, Terra Australis Incognita, El Dorado, and other remote, exotic places, and can confront the dangers that imperiled their journeys: disease, hunger, mutiny, storms, impenetrable terrain, and hostile natives.

From pre-Christianity to the twentieth century, this comprehensive encyclopedia. More that world explorers from ancient Greece to space exploration including women and non-Europeans are listed alphabetically in this source Entries are a page or more with selected bibliography and include name and dates with accomplishments and a bibliography for further research.

Illustrations accompany many articles. There is a chronology of exploration by area, area maps with names. The compiled works from the explorers of the 15th to 18th century could only be topped by discovering written record of the original migration to the Americas. This /5(17). The compiled works from the explorers of the 15th to 18th century could only be topped by discovering written record of the original migration to the Americas.

This Reviews: 9. Christopher Columbus. Painting by Sebastiano del Piombo. Genoese navigator Christopher Columbus was the greatest of the New World explorers, not only for his accomplishments but for his tenacity and longevity. Inhe was the first to make it to the New World and back and returned three more times to explore and establish settlements.

Although we must admire his. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker.

Explorers & discoverers: from Alexander the Great to Sally Ride, volume 6 Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Explorers & Discoverers Volume From Alexander the Great to Sally Ride (EXPLORERS AND DISCOVERERS) Hardcover – Ma by Nancy Pear (Author), Daniel B.

Baker (Author), Jane Hoehner (Editor) & 0 moreAuthor: Nancy Pear, Daniel B. Baker. The limitations of this largely biographical approach are mitigated by a detailed subject index and lists by nationality and area explored. The greater inclusiveness of material makes this a more useful source than the recent World Explorers and Discoverers (LJ 6/15/92).

Get this from a library. Explorers & discoverers: from Alexander the Great to Sally Ride, volume 6. [Nancy Pear; Daniel B Baker] -- Features profiles of nineteen men, nine women, one facility, and one machine that have made significant contributions to the advance of human knowledge about the world and universe.

Arranged. Explorers & Discoverers: 4 Volume set Hardcover – Novem by Peggy Saari (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, Novem Format: Hardcover. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

John Cabot ( – ) Cabot was an Italian navigator and explorer. Inhe discovered parts of North America (later named Newfoundland) This is widely considered to be the first European discovery of North America since the Viking journeys of the 11th Century.

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Ideally, you should keep old books and manuscripts in protective boxes or sleeves made from acid-free materials. The Discoverers is a non-fiction historical work by Daniel Boorstin, published inand is the first in the Knowledge Trilogy, which also includes The Creators and The book, subtitled A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself, is a history of human ery in many forms is described: exploration, science, medicine, mathematics, and more-theoretical.

Edward has written quite and informational book on the discoverers and explorers across times. He starts the book by explaining the beliefs as they existed a few hundred years ago.

I also got to read some unknown explorers like Hernando Cortes and Ferdinand De Soto. Overall a good informational s: 7. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items.

FIRST EDITION woman author DISCOVERERS AND PIONEERS OF AMERICA. $ 0 bids. $ shipping. Ending Dec 11 at 5 Peterson's Magazine Bound Volume January to December Small Book.

$ 0 bids. $ Get this from a library. World explorers and discoverers. [Richard E Bohlander;] -- This volume is a biographical dictionary of adventures, not only the famous, but also the lesser-known such as René-Auguste Caillé, the first explorer to provide Europe with an eyewitness.

The Discoverers by Daniel Boorstin was a combination of both types of nonfiction. In a general way (for such a topic can hardly be comprehensive), Boorstin discusses the discovery of ideas, concepts, places, and facts from the dawn of time until about Get this from a library.

Explorers & discoverers: from Alexander the Great to Sally Ride, volume 7. [Nancy Pear; Daniel B Baker] -- Biographies of men, women, and machines who have expanded the horizons of our world and universe.

Edward R. Shaw () Tales of the brave and daring explorers that ventured into the unknown “Sea of Darkness” where it was thought monsters and. An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him. In the compendious history, Boorstin not only traces man's insatiable need to know, but also the obstacles to discovery and the illusion that knowledge can also put in our way.

Covering time, the earth and the seas, nature and society, he gathers and analyzes stories of the man's profound quest to 4/5(20). The Discoverers is a genial, readable, welcome overview of some of the major scientific discoveries in human history, linked together by theme, and a good candidate for "best book that should have been one of my textbooks in high school but inexplicably wasn't"/5().

The Discoverers is a vivid, which examines the lives of authors, sculptors, explorers and other luminaries of the past who expanded the academic, physical, and artistic horizons of the human race.

The Creators In this companion volume to The Discoverers. Decades before, respected Harvard lecturer Leo Wiener, a Russian-born scholar of Polish-Jewish heritage who was a polyglot skilled in more than. Hats off to these great discoverers who have helped improve the standard of our lives, thus making it easier and way better.

Related Posts. A Stunning List of the World's Most Famous Mathematicians. The famous mathematicians' list given here pays a tribute to those great minds who gave the. Discoverers and Explorers By: Edward R. Shaw () Tales of the brave and daring explorers that ventured into the unknown “Sea of Darkness” where it was thought monsters and angry gods lived.The discoverers, explorers, and settlers depicted America in words—or via maps, tables, and landscape views—as a complex spatial and political entity, a place where ancient formula and current fact were inevitably at odds.

The volume is divided into four books: Time, The Earth and the Seas, Nature, and Society. These are further subdivided into fifteen parts and eighty-two subsections. Download The Discoverers Study.