History - Expeditions & Discoveries

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The Lost City of the Monkey God: A Tr...

Douglas Preston

The #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller! A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle.Since the days of...

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Published: Sep 2017

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly ...

David Grann

After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, acclaimed 'New Yorker' writer Grann sets out to solve 'the greatest exploration mystery of the 20th century: what happened to the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his quest for the Los...

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Published: Jan 2010

The Fourth Part of the World: An Asto...

Toby Lester

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Published: Jul 2010

The Last Crusade: The Epic Voyages of...

Nigel Cliff

HistorianNigel Cliff delivers a sweeping, radical reinterpretation of Vasco da Gama'spioneering voyages, revealing their significance as a decisive turning point inthe struggle between Christianity and Islam—a series of events which...

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Published: Aug 2012

The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Ou...

Martin Dugard

Learn to unlock your inner explorer in this riveting account of a great, forbidding adventure and "a fascinating examination of the seven key traits of history's most famous explorers…[with] infusions of insight and enthusiasm&...

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Published: Jun 2015

Along the Trail with Lewis and Clark ...

Farcountry Press

This full-color poster outlines the Lewis & Clark Expedition's trip from St. Louis to the Pacific and back.

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Published: Apr 2016

Exploration Fawcett: Journey to the L...

Percy Harrison Fawcett

This is the true story of the real Colonel Fawcett, whose life was the inspiration for the bestselling book The Lost City of Z and an upcoming movie starring Brad Pitt. A thrilling account, it tells of Colonel Fawcett and his mysterio...

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Published: May 2010

The Lost City of Z (Movie Tie-In): A ...

David Grann

The #1 New York Times Bestseller - Now a Major Motion Picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson and Sienna Miller.  In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in sear...

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Published: Mar 2017

Arabia Felix: The Danish Expedition o...

Thorkild Hansen

A riveting account of a landmark expedition that left only one survivor, now back in print for the first time in decades.Arabia Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously awry. On a winter mornin...

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Published: Jun 2017

Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, ...

Robert Kurson

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE • A thrilling adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of Shadow Divers Finding and identifyin...

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Published: Mar 2016

Marco Polo: The Journey That Changed ...

John Man

"I have read everything written on Marco Polo, and John Man's book is, by far, my favorite work on the subject. It's not only an over-due and important historical study, it's an entertaining ride every step of the way." — ...

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Published: Nov 2014

The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for ...

Chanan Tigay

A gripping account of one man'squest to find the oldest Bible in the world and solve the riddle of thebrilliant, doomed antiquities dealer accused of forging it.  Inthe summer of 1883, Moses Wilhelm Shapira--archaeological treasure h...

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Published: Feb 2017

Celebrated Travels and Travellers: Th...

Jules Verne

This narrative will comprehend not only all the explorations made in past ages, but also all the new discoveries which have of late years so greatly interested the scientific world. In order to give to this work—enlarged perforce by...

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Published: Aug 2017
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