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Primary source documents covering five centuries of exploration and colonization. Subjects include: journeys, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts.
Includes rare manuscript and early printed material, illustrated maps and documents, diaries and ships' logs. Covers the earliest voyages of Vasco da Gama, the opening of trade with the Spice Islands, the colonization of the Americas and Australasia, the search for the Northwest and Northeast Passages, and finally the race for the Poles.
Vendor: Adam Matthew
Producer: Adam Matthew
Interlibrary Loan Type: Not Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: unlimited simultaneous users