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10 Explorers Who Changed the World Clive Gifford

10 Explorers Who Changed the World

Clive Gifford

Published October 14th 2008
ISBN : 9780753461037
Hardcover
64 pages
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 About the Book 

Everyone knows who Marco Polo and Christopher Columbus were. But do they know that Christopher Columbus owned a copy of Polos book The Travels of Marco Polo, full of Columbuss own handwritten notes that served as inspiration and research for hisMoreEveryone knows who Marco Polo and Christopher Columbus were. But do they know that Christopher Columbus owned a copy of Polos book The Travels of Marco Polo, full of Columbuss own handwritten notes that served as inspiration and research for his famous journey? This amazing link and nine more are the basis for this highly original look at great explorers. By drawing a line from Polo and Magellan to Lewis and Clark and right down to Jacques Yves-Cousteau, readers will never think about history the same way again.