The Resource Journey : an illustrated history of exploration and travel, lead contributor, Andrew Humphreys ; contributors, Simon Adams, R. G. Grant ; foreword, Simon Reeve ; editorial consultant, Father Michael Collins

Journey : an illustrated history of exploration and travel, lead contributor, Andrew Humphreys ; contributors, Simon Adams, R. G. Grant ; foreword, Simon Reeve ; editorial consultant, Father Michael Collins

Label
Journey : an illustrated history of exploration and travel
Title
Journey
Title remainder
an illustrated history of exploration and travel
Statement of responsibility
lead contributor, Andrew Humphreys ; contributors, Simon Adams, R. G. Grant ; foreword, Simon Reeve ; editorial consultant, Father Michael Collins
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Language
eng
Summary
A lavishly illustrated account of human journeys with a foreword by Simon Reeve, from Ancient Persian couriers to the ascent of Everest, the invention of Concorde, and the voyage into space itself. Human journeys have arisen from all manner of impulse, from migration and the search for food, to pilgrimages, trade, scientific curiosity, or simply the quest for adventure. Journey is a stunning visual guide to the stories of human movement and endeavour - from the first trade networks in ancient Sumer to the epic Voyager missions. Follow in humanity's footsteps around the globe with exciting accounts of history's most famous, significant, and thrilling journeys. Discover biographies of conquerors, explorers, and travellers, stories of scientific discovery and technological innovation, literary journals, stunning works of art, and catalogues of travel-related memorabilia and documents, such as passports, postcards, and portmanteaux. This truly worldwide account is a glorious celebration of human journeys
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Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
910.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Journey : an illustrated history of exploration and travel, lead contributor, Andrew Humphreys ; contributors, Simon Adams, R. G. Grant ; foreword, Simon Reeve ; editorial consultant, Father Michael Collins
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Journey : an illustrated history of exploration and travel, lead contributor, Andrew Humphreys ; contributors, Simon Adams, R. G. Grant ; foreword, Simon Reeve ; editorial consultant, Father Michael Collins
Publication
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Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn973116663
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Dimensions
31 cm
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Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780241289426
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits, maps, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)973116663

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