The anthology tells the tale of the discovery and exploration of Canada by European explorers and settlers, and by the early pioneers of the age. The canada exploration anthology”, samuel hearne, rene-Robert Chevalier de la Salle, Alexander MacKenzie, features texts from Henry Hudson, David Thompson, Samuel de Champlain, John Rae.
The Canada Exploration Anthology #ad - Much of this was strongly influenced by the practices and traditions of the Native peoples who inhabited Canada at that time. This book is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in the early history of Canada, the History of Exploration, or the First Nations of the North American continent. Abbott. A journey from prince of wales's fort in hudson's bay to the northern ocean in the years 1769, 1771, 1770, and 1772 by samuel hearne- voyages from montreal through the continent of north america to thefrozen and Pacific Oceans In 1789 And 1793 With An Account Of The Rise And State Of The Fur Trade By Alexander Mackenzie- David Thompson's Narrative Of His Explorations In Western America 1784-1812 - Narrative Of An Expedition To The Shores Of The Arctic Sea In 1846 And 1847.
Janvier- the savages or voyage of samuel de champlain of brouage by samuel de champlain- the adventures of the chevalier De La Salle And His Companions, Of The New World, In Their Explorations Of The Prairies, And Rivers, And Their Interviews With The Savage Tribes, Lakes, Forests, Two Hundred Years Ago.
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The North West Passage Exploration AnthologyBybliotech #ad - W. Investigator” capt robert mcclure, 1850, 1853, 1852, 1851, 1854. The "gjoa" expedition, 1903-1907. Surgeon and Naturalist To The Expedition. Narrative of an expedition to the shores of The Arctic Sea In 1846 And 1847, By John Rae. The discovery Of The North-West Passage. R. N. F. R. S. C. By his brother, Alexr. E. There are 8 separate texts in this anthology, listed here:- Voyages In Search Of The North-West Passage.
Peter warren dease and thomas simpson- journal Of The Honourable Hudson's Bay Company's Expedition - Memoir Of Thomas Simpson, A. By john Franklin, Capt. By Capt. Simpson. Narrative of a second expedition to the shores of The Polar Sea In The Years 1825, 1826, And 1827. Discovering this passage became an obsession for generations of explorers and seafarers eager to slash the vast length of the sea journey between Europe and the riches of the East.
The North West Passage Exploration Anthology #ad - From richard hakluyt's 16th century text, “voyages in search of the north-west passage”, right up to Roald Amundsen’s personal account of his successful three year 1904-6 journey in the small ship the “Gjoa”, several centuries later, the prize of discovery had transfixed but eluded the greatest explorers of the age.
This book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Exploration, nautical enterprise, or the history of development and exploration in Canada and the USA.
David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812 1916#ad - To such data must always be assigned the highest historic value. While he was writing this history of the portion of his life in which he undoubtedly took the most interest, he kept his note—books before him, and with their assistance he retraced the scenes through which he had passed in the days of his youth and strength.
Reformatted for kindle from original published in 1916, may contain occasional imperfection from original publication or from reformatting. The journals are definite records, set down at the time of the events to which they relate, and thus constitute fixed and unalterable data. It embraces the period of his active service with the Hudson’s Bay and Northwest Fur companies, and terminates at about the year 1813, or almost exactly midway of Thompson's career.
The value of the narrative as historic authority is of course quite different from that of the Journals. This well-appointed volume is designed to give to the public, in permanent and creditable form. It is a never-ceasing wonder, in reading these accounts, how human beings could have survived such experiences.
David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812 1916 #ad - David thompson 1770 – 1857 was a north american fur trader, surveyor, and map-maker, known to some native peoples as "Koo-Koo-Sint" or "the Stargazer. Over his career he mapped over 3. 9 million square kilometres of North America and for this has been described as the "greatest land geographer who ever lived.
The account here published of the explorations of david thompson in the western parts of Canada and the United States was written by Thompson himself when he was about seventy years old and still in the full possession of all his faculties, but after the active part of his life-work was completed and when he had retired to Montreal in the hope of enjoying his remaining years in quietude.
The Antarctic Exploration Anthology: The Personal Accounts of the Great Antarctic Explorers Bybliotech Discovery Book 1www.Bybliotech.org #ad - Scott's last expedition: The Journals of Captain R. The south pole, an account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram'" by Roald Amundsen. The home of the blizzard: being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition" by Sir Douglas Mawson. Scott" by captain Robert Falcon Scott. The works contained in this anthology are: - "South! The Story of Shackleton’s Last Expedition" by Sir Ernest Shackleton.
Each of these intrepid explorers gives their own incredible, stoic, and sometimes harrowing accounts of the almost impossible odds they faced to achieve their goals. F. Through success and failure, personal sacrifice, loyalty, rescue and even death, these great explorers advanced the sum of human scientific knowledge and achievement, and richly deserve their place in history.
The Antarctic Exploration Anthology: The Personal Accounts of the Great Antarctic Explorers Bybliotech Discovery Book 1 #ad - The worst journey in the World" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. The texts in this anthology are unexpurgated, but have all been formatted and optimized for Kindle, and include selected photos, and include appendices, illustrations and maps. The personal first-hand accounts of the great antarctic explorersthe greatest names from the heroic age of Exploration: Amundsen, Mawson and Cherry-GarrardThe frozen continent of Antarctica has always captured the imagination of explorers and adventurers from around the World, most especially in the first few decades of the 20th Century, Shackleton, Scott, when the race was on to be the very first person and Nation to reach the South Pole.
In this carefully selected anthology we present the personal accounts of the greatest early explorers of Antarctica: Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Roald Amundsen, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Apsley Cherry-Garrard and Sir Douglas Mawson. Complete with scores of original photographs from the expeditions.