The Story of Geographical Discovery

The Story of Geographical Discovery Book Details

By Joseph Jacobs

  • Category: World, Books, History
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 1916-01-30
  • Author: Joseph Jacobs
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The Story of Geographical Discovery Summary

A great historical overview, that provides the reader with both context and information necessary to understand the scope of Man's epic five-thousand-year journey around the globe. Before telling how the ancients got to know that part of the world with which they finally became acquainted when the Roman Empire was at its greatest extent it is as well to get some idea of the successive stages of their knowledge leaving for the next chapter the story of how that knowledge was obtained.