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Book Title: The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe|
The author of the book: Richard Hakluyt
ISBN 13: 9780141398518
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 25.52 MB
Edition: Penguin Classics
Date of issue: February 16th 2015
Read full description of the books The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe:'Their fruits be diverse and plentiful, as nutmegs, ginger, long pepper, lemons, cucumbers, cocos, sago, with divers other sorts...'
Scholar, spy, diplomat and supreme propagandist for Elizabethan sea power, Richard Hakluyt's accounts of famed explorers mythologised a nation growing rapidly aware of the size and strangeness of the world - and determined to dominate it.
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Richard Hakluyt (c 1552-1616).
Hakluyt's Voyages and Discoveries is available in Penguin Classics.
Read information about the authorRichard Hakluyt (c. 1552 or 1553 – 23 November 1616) was an English writer. He is principally remembered for his efforts in promoting and supporting the settlement of North America by the English through his works, notably Divers Voyages Touching the Discoverie of America (1582) and The Principal Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoueries of the English Nation (1589–1600).
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