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Phoenix of the Seas by Chester Brigham
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here is the saga of the Ernestina-Morrissey, official State Ship of Massachusetts. It recounts her remarkable history from Gloucester fishing schooner on the Grand Banks, to expedition vessel to the Arctic under famed navigator Captain Bob Bartlett, to packet ship linking Cape Verdean-Americans with their home island, and finally to seagoing educational vessel.
Antes de 1492, A Descoberta da America pelos Portugueses by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Antes de 1492 apresenta um argumento convincente no sentido de que décadas antes de Colombo zarpar da Espanha, navegadores portugueses descobriram o Brasil, enquanto buscavam uma rota marítima para a Índia. A prova dessa teoria é um mapa, agora em exposição permanente na Biblioteca do Congresso dos Estados Unidos.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume II Paradise Found ? (1830s to 1890s) by Justin Cahill
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This is the second part of A New Life in Our History, a history of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. By the 1830s, reformers opposed to transportation were promoting a more enlightened solution to Britain’s social and economic difficulties: systematic colonisation. Paradise Found traces the experiences of some families who helped build them in New Zealand.
La Pinta by Asa Foley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,330. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
A thrill packed history novel about the real Columbus combined with a CIA spy story using very high tech equipment. This fast paced adventure novel follows Asa Foley as he enters the world of spies and deep sea treasure hunters uncovering historical truths that countries and religions have worked to hide.
The Odysseus Code by Sarita Armstrong
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Sifipublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In ‘The Odysseus Code’, Sarita Armstrong solves the underlying mysteries of Homer’s epic poem, the Odyssey. Through meticulous research and exploration, she finds the answers to a 3000 year old puzzle. Most modern scholars believe that Homer's descriptions of the routes and the places that Odysseus visits in the poem are purely imagined. Sarita Armstrong disagrees and explains why in this book.
There's Something Mysterious in God's Country (Nova Scotia) by Beamish O'Bryan
You set the price! Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The famous Oak Island "Money Pit" may be related to a nearby castle ruin. Who build them and why? The story of the "pit" may be familiar to many, but the theories proposed are completely new.
La última marcha. El capitán Scott en el Polo Sur by MANUEL F FERNANDEZ MARTINEZ
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 187,100. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Hace un siglo tuvo lugar en la lejana Antártida un drama que conmocionó a sus contemporáneos y cautivó la imaginación de varias generaciones. El destino del capitán Scott y sus compañeros es parte de una historia épica de lucha y muerte, triunfo y fracaso, ambición, amistad, esperanza y decepción.
Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton 1913-1916 by David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
When Shackleton’s ship was caught in the ice and crushed, 2nd officer Tom Crean faced each setback as though he did this sort of thing every day. When 28 men were forced to take to sea in three small boats, he took the helm of one of them. To save those men, he crossed the southern ocean in an open boat, to land on a barren shore and cross an unknown territory. Hold Fast follows on that journey.
Retablo de Ponce de León by Enrique Sánchez Goyanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Fiction » Historical » General
San Juan de Puerto Rico, otoño de 1520. Juan Ponce de León, conquistador y primer gobernador de la isla, proyecta su segundo viaje hacia Florida. Oficialmente, su propósito es fundar la primera ciudad en ese territorio, pero, secretamente, planea también llegar esta vez hasta la Fuente de la Eterna Juventud, aprovechándose de los datos que ha ido recopilando en sus viajes por el Caribe.
Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913 by David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Tom Crean’s courage in the face of deadly odds his fellow Antarctic explorers. Had he weakened and failed their lives would have remained stories untold. This is the story of a common man in uncommon circumstances who met every challenge as it came with steadfast purpose. If he knew fear, he never showed it.