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Cover of 'Finding Dr. Livingstone'

Finding Dr. Livingstone
A History in Documents from the Henry Morton Stanley Archives
Edited by Mathilde Leduc-Grimaldi and James L. Newman
· Foreword by Guido Gryseels and Dominique Allard

Never-before-published documents from Henry Stanley’s historic 1871 expedition to what is now Tanzania in search of David Livingstone recasts Stanley’s sensationalized narrative with new details about the people involved, their systems of knowledge, commerce, and labor, the natural environment, and the spread of modern colonial powers in Africa.

Cover of 'The Golden Dream'

The Golden Dream
Seekers of El Dorado
By Robert Silverberg

In this history of quest and adventure, celebrated science fiction author Robert Silverberg traces the fate of Old World explorers lured westward by the myth of El Dorado, the City of Gold.

Cover of 'The Longest Voyage'

The Longest Voyage
Circumnavigators in the Age of Discovery
By Robert Silverberg

Capturing the total context of political climate and historical change that made the Age of Discovery one of excitement and drama, Silverberg brings a motley crew of early ocean explorers vividly to life.

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Cover of 'The Longest Voyage'

The Longest Voyage
Circumnavigators in the Age of Discovery
By Robert Silverberg

Capturing the total context of political climate and historical change that made the Age of Discovery one of excitement and drama, Silverberg brings a motley crew of early ocean explorers vividly to life.

Cover of 'The Golden Dream'

The Golden Dream
Seekers of El Dorado
By Robert Silverberg

In this history of quest and adventure, celebrated science fiction author Robert Silverberg traces the fate of Old World explorers lured westward by the myth of El Dorado, the City of Gold.