Ferdinand Magellan

Author: Struan Reid
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780431104706
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This volume is part of a biography series exploring the lives and achievements of important inventors and pioneers. As well as providing the life story of Ferdinand Magellan and an analysis of his work, this book places his achievements in context by looking at the technological and historical context of the time. The book includes: a look at the ongoing impact of Magellan's work; quotes and writings from the newspapers and journals of the time; and information about the men and women who affected his life and work.

Explorers

Author: Heinemann Library
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
ISBN: 9781588100108
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Groundbreakers series examines the lives of explorers whose achievements and discoveries have had a lasting impact on our world. Each book features excerpts from journals and personal records, an introduction to other explorers living at the time, and a detailed timeline.

Louis Jolliet

Author: Tristan Boyer Binns
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
ISBN: 9781588105974
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Presents an account of Jolliet's life and explorations and examines their impact on history and the world.

Sieur de LaSalle

Author: Andrew Santella
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
ISBN: 9781588105981
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Presents an account of LaSalle's life and explorations and examines their impact on history and the world.

Hernando de Soto

Author: Ruth Manning
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
ISBN: 9781575723884
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A biography of the wealthy Spanish explorer who became the first white man to cross the Mississippi.

Charles Babbage

Author: Neil Champion
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
ISBN: 9781575723679
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Examines the life and contributions of the English mathematician and inventor, whose work with calculating machines caused him to be called the father of the modern computer.

Juan Ponce de Le n

Author: Ruth Manning
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
ISBN: 9781575723761
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Describes the life of the Spanish explorer who first came to the New World with Columbus and went on to become governor of Puerto Rico and later came to Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth.

Charles Darwin

Author: Ann Fullick
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
ISBN: 9781575723686
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A biography of the English naturalist who, after collecting plants and animals from around the world, came up with the theory of evolution by natural selection.