Global Adventurers: Exploring and Mapping the World before Cook

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Americae, sive quartae orbis partis, nova et exactissima descriptio. Auctore D. Gutiero H. Cock excude.

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How had the world become known and understood by Europeans in the late 18th century?

Jerry Brotton uses maps and contemporary accounts to build a picture of how the world had become known and understood by Europeans in the late 18th century. What were the strategic, scientific and commercial impulses that underpinned these journeys of exploration?

Image: Americae, sive quartae orbis partis, nova et exactissima descriptio by D Gutiero, 1562

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Name: Global Adventurers: Exploring and Mapping the World before Cook
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