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Penetrating biographies written by a group of distinguished travel writers, broadcasters, and historians reveal the lives, motives, and passions of forty major explorers in history.It has always been mankind’s gift, or curse, to be inquisitive, and through the ages people have been driven to explore the limits of the worlds known to them―and beyond. Here are the stories of forty of the world’s greatest explorers from Europe, America, Asia, and Australia. These are men and women who changed our perception of the world through their courageous adventures.
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Robin Hanbury-Tenison is president of Survival International and has led expeditions in South America and Borneo. His previous books include The Seventy Great Journeys in History and The Modern Explorers, both published by Thames & Hudson.
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