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Over the edge of the world : Magellan's terrifying circumnavigation of the globe / Laurence Bergreen.

By: Bergreen, Laurence [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2004Copyright date: �2003Edition: First Harper Perennial edition.Description: xvi, 458, 16 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 006093638X; 9780060936389.Subject(s): Magalh�aes, Fern�ao de, -1521 -- Travel | Explorers -- Portugal -- Biography | Voyages around the world -- History -- 16th century | Magalh�aes, Fern�ao de, m. 1521 -- Voyages | Explorateurs -- Portugal -- Biographies | Voyages autour du monde -- Histoire -- 16e si�ecle | Magalh�aes, Fern�ao de, -1521 | Explorers | Travel | Voyages around the world | Portugal | 1500-1599Genre/Form: Biography. | History.DDC classification: 910.92
Contents:
Book 1: In search of empire -- The quest -- The man without a country -- Neverlands -- "The church of the lawless" -- Book 2: The edge of the world -- The crucible of leadership -- Castaways -- Dragon's tail -- A race against death -- A vanished empire -- The final battle -- Book 3: Back from the dead -- Ship of mutineers -- Survivors -- Et in arcadia ego -- Ghost ship -- After Magellan.
Summary: Chronicles Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century, including first-person accounts previously unavailable in English.
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Colored map on endpapers.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-439) and index.

Book 1: In search of empire -- The quest -- The man without a country -- Neverlands -- "The church of the lawless" -- Book 2: The edge of the world -- The crucible of leadership -- Castaways -- Dragon's tail -- A race against death -- A vanished empire -- The final battle -- Book 3: Back from the dead -- Ship of mutineers -- Survivors -- Et in arcadia ego -- Ghost ship -- After Magellan.

Chronicles Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century, including first-person accounts previously unavailable in English.

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