The Britannica guide to explorers and explorations that changed the modern world by Larry Pletcher

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Published by Britannica Educational Pub., in association with Rosen Educational Services in New York .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 330-332) and index.

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Statementedited by Kenneth Pletcher
SeriesTurning points in history
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LC ClassificationsG80 .B85 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination350 p. :
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534162M
ISBN 109781615300280
LC Control Number2009037672
OCLC/WorldCa436866975

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