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South African explorers

Eric Axelson

South African explorers

selected and introduced by Eric Axelson ...

by Eric Axelson

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Africa -- Discovery and exploration.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [xxiii]-xxv.

    SeriesThe World"s classics, 538
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT731 .A79
    The Physical Object
    Pagination346 p.
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16356265M

    It was Portugal that kicked off what has come to be known as the Age of Discovery, in the mids. The westernmost country in Europe, Portugal was the first to significantly probe the Atlantic Author: David Zax.   7 Extreme Female Explorers. Arnesen is a Norwegian explorer who made international headlines when she became the first woman to ski solo to the South Polein — .

    Other explorers, including Balboa, reported sighting blacks off Panama. The names of the dark-skinned people in the Caribbean were similar to those of the Mandingo clan in West Africa, Van Sertima. South African Travel Books From the second (and best) edition of John Barrow’s Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa (London, ) to centennial issues of newspapers from the s, this is a collection unrivalled in Canada that will enhance the Fisher Library’s rapidly expanding holdings of travel literature.

    Cambridge Core - Regional History Before - The Cambridge History of Africa - edited by J. D. Fage. Early Expeditions- Image of Pope_Julius_II. Fun Facts. Prince Henry of Portugal started a navigation school in the mids. Here, sailors learned everything they needed to know about plotting a voyage and sailing a ship. Henry sent ships down the coast of Africa, where captains traded for .


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