First Voyage Round the World by Magellan

First Voyage Round the World by Magellan Author Antonio Pigafetta
ISBN-10 9781108011433
Year 2010-06-24
Pages 372
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press

Volume 52 of the Hakluyt Society publications (1874) contains a survivor's account of Magellan's expedition to circumnavigate the globe.

The First Voyage Around the World 1519 1522

The First Voyage Around the World  1519 1522 Author Antonio Pigafetta
ISBN-10 9780802093707
Year 2007
Pages 203
Language en
Publisher University of Toronto Press

On 10 August 1519, five ships departed from Seville for what was to become the first circumnavigation of the globe. Linked by fame to the name of its captain, Magellan, much of the expedition is known through the travelogue of one of the few crew members who returned to Spain, Antonio Pigafetta. A narrative and cartographic record of the journey (including 23 hand-drawn watercolour charts) from Patagonia to Indonesia, from the Philippines to the Cape of Good Hope, Pigafetta's The First Voyage around the World is a classic of discovery and exploration literature. This volume is based on the critical edition by Antonio Canova. It includes an extensive introduction to the work and generous annotations by Theodore J. Cachey Jr who discusses the marvelous elements of the story through allusions to Magellan's travels made by writers as diverse as Shakespeare and Gabriel García Márquez. However, Cachey is careful to point out that Pigafetta's book is far from just a marvel-filled travel narrative. The First Voyage around the World is also a remarkably accurate ethnographic and geographical account of the circumnavigation, and one that has earned its reputation among modern historiographers and students of the early contacts between Europe and the East Indies. Expertly presented and handsomely illustrated, this edition of Pigafetta's classic travelogue is sure to enlighten new readers and invigorate the imagination as the story has done since it first appeared.

Magellan s Voyage

Magellan s Voyage Author Antonio Pigafetta
ISBN-10 0486280993
Year 1994
Pages 195
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation

Remarkable firsthand account by one of the few survivors of Magellan's epochal journey (1519–1522). Remarkably detailed record of new lands, flora and fauna, shipboard life, etc. Introduction. 28 halftones. Map.

Pieces of You

Pieces of You Author Eileen Merriman
ISBN-10 9780143770480
Year 2017-05-29
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK

Wise, tough, heart-breaking, funny, this compulsive love story is about facing your demons. Fifteen-year-old Rebecca McQuilten moves with her parents to a new city. Lonely but trying to fit in, she goes to a party, but that's when things really fall apart. I couldn't tell anyone what had happened. Especially since I was the new girl in town. Who would want to believe me? Things look up when she meets gregarious sixteen-year-old Cory Marshall. 'You're funny, Becs,' Cory said. 'You have no idea,' I said, and clearly he didn't, but I was smiling anyway. And after that, he was all I could think about. Cory helps Rebecca believe in herself and piece her life back together; but that's before he shatters it all over again . . .

Africa and the Discovery of America

Africa and the Discovery of America Author Leo Wiener
ISBN-10 9783864034329
Year 2012-01
Pages 342
Language en
Publisher BoD – Books on Demand

This book is about an event in history that changed the world for all times. It is a sad story that did not have to be. What Africans and the indigenous Americans have given to the world is a part of total humanity that must be respectfully considered in order to build a world where all people can walk in peace and dignity with their respective contributions accepted.

Put Up Your Duke

Put Up Your Duke Author Megan Frampton
ISBN-10 9780062352231
Year 2015-06-30
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins

He was once happily bedding and boxing, but in the newest Duke's Behaving Badly novel, Nicholas Smithfield has inherited a title and a bride . . . To keep his estate afloat, the new Duke of Gage must honor an agreement to marry Lady Isabella Sawford. Stunningly beautiful, utterly tempting, she's also a bag of wedding night nerves, so Nicholas decides to wait to do his duty—even if it means heading to the boxing saloon every day to punch away his frustration. Groomed her whole life to become the perfect duchess, Isabella longs for independence, a dream that is gone forever. As her husband, Nicholas can do whatever he likes—but, to Isabella's surprise, the notorious rake instead begins a gentle seduction that is melting every inch of her reserve, night by night . . . To his utter shock, Nicholas discovers that no previous exploits were half as pleasurable as wooing his own wife. But has the realm's most disreputable duke found the one woman who can bring him to his knees— and leave him there?

Charles Darwin s Beagle Diary

Charles Darwin s Beagle Diary Author Charles Darwin
ISBN-10 0521003172
Year 2001-05-24
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press

A fascinating record of one of the most famous journeys ever made, providing an accurate historical document as well as an evocative travelogue that conveys Charles Darwin's personal account of the voyage with freshness and immediacy.From the reviews:' a record of his immediate feelings, the sea-sickness, the triumphs of his palaeontological finds, close shaves with General Rosas and military activity in Patagonia, dringking maté and smoking cigarilloes with the Gaucho, the stars glittering over the Andes vivid and expressive...'Janet Browne

Islamic Historiography

Islamic Historiography Author Chase F. Robinson
ISBN-10 0521629365
Year 2003
Pages 237
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press

An accessible guide into the complex field of Islamic historiography.

A Key Into the Language of America

A Key Into the Language of America Author Roger Williams
ISBN-10 9781557094643
Year 1997
Pages 205
Language en
Publisher Applewood Books

A discourse on the languages of Native Americans encountered by the early settlers. This early linguistic treatise gives rare insight into the early contact between Europeans and Native Americans.