The explorers of South America / by Edward J. Goodman.


London : Collier-Macmillan, [1972] .

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Subjects Discoveries in geography.
Entdecker.
Explorers -- South America -- History.
Explorers.
Hispanoamérica -- Descripción.
Hispanoamérica -- Historia.
South America -- Discovery and exploration.
South America -- History.
South America.
Südamerika.
Description viii, 408 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
[1972]
©1972
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-397) and index.
Contents The first century: Discovery and conquest : Columbus and the age of discovery ; Sixteenth-century maritime exploration: the outline of the continent ; Sixteenth-century penetration into the interior: west and south ; Sixteenth-century penetration into the interior: east and north -- The age of expansion: For God, slaves, and gold: The missionaries ; The bandeirantes ; The struggle for the Amazon Valley ; Mines and monsoons ; Challenge and response in the South ; The Enchanted City and the Chilean Archipelago -- The early scientist-explorers: The measurement of the Earth ; Eighteenth-century maritime exploration ; Eighteenth-century continental scientific exploration ; The New World of Alexander von Humboldt -- The great age of scientific exploration: The great naturalists ; Government-sponsored explorations: early nineteenth century ; Government-sponsored explorations: later nineteenth century ; Private and privately sponsored nineteenth century explorations ; The mountains and the desert ; Twentieth century exploration -- Epilogue.
Genre History.
Geographic Area South America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)416502
(OCoLC)ocm00416502
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Goodman, Edward J. 1916-
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