Great Expeditions: 50 Journeys That Changed Our World

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ISBN: 9780008347826 Author: Steward, Mark Publisher: Collins, HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 3rd October 2019 Imprint: Collins Cover: Paperback Dewey: 910.40922 (edition:23) Pages: 352 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

Foreword by Levison Wood, presenter of Walking the Americas. A comprehensive, fascinating and inspiring gallery of the great adventures that changed our world.

Foreword by Levison Wood, presenter of Walking the Americas. A comprehensive, fascinating and inspiring gallery of the great adventures that changed our world.

Throughout history there have been brave men and women who dared to go where few had gone before. They broke new ground by drawing on incredible reserves of courage, fortitude and intelligence in the face of terrible adversity. Their endeavours changed the world and inspired generations.

Spanning several centuries and united by the common theme of the resilience of the human spirit, this is the ultimate collection of the stories of the intrepid explorers who forged new frontiers across land, sea, skies and space.

50 incredible journeys including;
Tenzing and Hillary’s conquest of Everest
Neil Armstrong’s giant leap
Christopher Columbus’ new world
Amelia Earhart flying the Atlantic
gold fever in the Yukon
the hunt for a man-eating leopard in India

Great Expeditions includes not only some of the most famous journeys in history but also introduces many more that ought to be more widely recognised and celebrated.