Adventuring with Boldness: The Triumph of the Explorers

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Fulcrum Publishing, 2006 - Всего страниц: 247
This book is split into two sections, the first telling the stories of the expeditions of Alexander Mackenzie, Zebulon Pike, Lewis and Clark, John Wesley Powell, and more. The second part tells how they dealt with travel issues.

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This one took some time to get through. It's not something I could immerse myself in, as it read more like a history text than a narrative. It was also about the exploits of men that I consider to ... Читать весь отзыв

LibraryThing Review

Пользовательский отзыв  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

This one took some time to get through. It's not something I could immerse myself in, as it read more like a history text than a narrative. It was also about the exploits of men that I consider to ... Читать весь отзыв

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William Bligh 17541817Beast or Hero?
1
Samuel Hearne 17451792
8
Alexander Mackenzie 17621820
21
Meriwether Lewis 17741809 and William Clark
33
Zebulon Montgomery Pike 17791813
45
John Wesley Powell 18341902
58
Sir John Franklin 17861847
94
John Rae 18131893The Man Who Walked
115
SurvivalWho Lives Who Dies and
137
Marching on Their StomachsFood Famine
150
Pox and PoisonsDisease Injuries Medicines
166
Dealing with the NeighborsContacts with
180
LeadershipWhat Made Them Tick?
193
What Happened after the Expeditions?
216
Sources
235
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Bruce C. Paton, MD, was born in India, educated in Scotland, served as a lieutenant in Royal Marine Command, graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh, and worked as a doctor in Kenya and Scotland before coming to the United States as a research fellow in surgery.

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