Silk, Spices and Glory

Silk, Spices and Glory

In Search of the Northwest Passage

Book - 2001
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A lively and entertaining narrative about the many attempts by early explorers to discover the fabled Northwest Passage to the silk and spices of the East. Each chapter looks at the adventures, obstacles, route, and outcome of a particular explorer's expedition. Fast-paced and dramatic, it appeals to readers of all ages and interests, and includes accounts of such famous polar explorers as Sir John Franklin, Roald Amundsen, Martin Frobisher, and Henry Hudson.

Publisher: Calgary, AB: Fifth House Ltd., 2001
ISBN: 9781894004527
1894004523
Branch Call Number: 910.9163 MACP
Characteristics: 208 p

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