“A thrilling and harrowing story. If it’s a cliche to say I couldn’t put this book down, well, too bad: I couldn’t put this book down.” —Jess Walter, bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins
A prizewinning historian's epic account of the scramble to control equatorial Africa$40.00ISBN: 9781452181158Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Chronicle Books - February 11th, 2020
In this remarkable collection of illustrated private journals, log books, letters, and diaries, The Sea Journal follows the voyages of intrepid sailors.
This captivating book contains firsthand records by a great range of travelers of their encounters with strange creatures and new lands—full of dangers and delights, pleasures and perils.$29.95ISBN: 9780820356372Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Georgia Press - January 15th, 2020
The focus of Conquistador's Wake is a decade-long archaeological project undertaken at a place now known as the Glass Site, located in Telfair County, Georgia. This spot, near the town of McRae, Georgia, offers clues that place Hernando de Soto in Georgia via a different route than previously thought by historians and archaeologists.$28.00ISBN: 9781982123536Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scribner - November 12th, 2019
From brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader—an MIT-credentialed scientist, popular podcast host, and SpaceX mission manager—an illuminating chronicle of exploration that spotlights humans’ insatiable desire to continually push into new and uncharted territory, from civilization’s earliest days to current planning for interstellar travel.
For the first time in h$24.95ISBN: 9781629190198Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: BlueBridge - November 12th, 2019
Alexander von Humboldt was the most famous scientist and explorer of his day. "I view him as one of the greatest ornaments of the age," wrote Thomas Jefferson, and he received Humboldt in the White House in 1804.$16.99ISBN: 9781641602211Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Chicago Review Press - November 5th, 2019Race to Hawaii is the thrilling account of the first flights to Hawaii during the Golden Age of Aviation. The Dole Derby was an unprecedented 1927 air race in which eight planes set off at once across the Pacific, all eager to reach the islands first and claim a cash prize offered by "Pineapple King" James Dole.$16.95ISBN: 9781682685181Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Countryman Press - February 25th, 2020
Experience John Wesley Powell’s now-famous expedition through the Grand Canyon$35.00ISBN: 9780674737518Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Belknap Press - March 10th, 2020
A dramatic account of the daunting plane journey undertaken by businessman-turned-maverick internationalist Wendell Willkie to rally US allies to the war effort. Willkie's tour of a planet shrunk by aviation and war inspired him to challenge Americans to fight a rising tide of nationalism at home.$29.99ISBN: 9781647480028Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ch Publications - December 2nd, 2019
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