Exploration in the World of the Ancients (Discovery & Exploration)

Bowman, John Stewart

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Synopsis: Examines who the first explorers were and defines the geographic areas of Earth, showing when and how they were first populated by humans. This book also examines some of the earliest accounts of Egyptian and Mesopotamian explorations, as well as covering the Romans, Greeks, Phoenicians, and other ancient peoples.

About the Author: John S. Bowman received a B.A. in English literature from Harvard University and attended Trinity College, Cambridge University, and the University of Munich. Bowman has worked as an editor for more than 40 years and as a freelance writer for almost as long. He has edited 15 works on general history and another 20 on wars and military history, and is the editor of the America at War set from Facts On File and the Almanac of American History.

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