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6. Exploration and empire

6. Exploration and empire  

Stewart A. Weaver

in Exploration: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2015
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Jan 2015
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9780199393787
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199946952.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199946952
‘Exploration and empire’ begins with Jefferson's famous “Corps of Discovery” up the Missouri River and into the heart of the Great Plains lead by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Its two ... More
5. Exploration and the Enlightenment

5. Exploration and the Enlightenment  

Stewart A. Weaver

in Exploration: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2015
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Jan 2015
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9780199393787
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199946952.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199946952
‘Exploration and the Enlightenment ’ considers a “Second Great Age of Discovery” that came about during the eighteenth-century Enlightenment. It began with the 1735 Geodesic Mission to the ... More
7. To the ends of the earth

7. To the ends of the earth  

Stewart A. Weaver

in Exploration: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2015
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Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780199393787
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199946952.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199946952
With the filling of the large space on the map that was Tibet and High Asia, explorers turned to smaller spaces or else they turned to those untouched extremities where there was no map—the ... More
Exploration: A Very Short Introduction

Exploration: A Very Short Introduction  

Stewart A. Weaver

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780199393787
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199946952.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199946952
For as long as there have been civilizations, there has been the urge to venture outside of them, either in search of other civilizations or in search of novelty. But what accounts for this ... More

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