Bringing the world's great explorers to your fingertips, Fandex presents a chronological field guide to the boundary-breaking heroes of land, sea and sky. Discover the real Columbus, who ever after four voyages to the New World died believing he'd reached the Orient. Von Humboldt, who blazed through South America, studying Incan ruins and experimenting with electric eels and curare. Amundsen, who left a scalding note at the South Pole to greet his beaten rival, Scott. Not to mention Cheng Jo, the Chinese Columbus: Ibn Battuta, the Muslim Marco Polo; and Yuri Gagarin, the first man to orbit Earth.
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Workman Publishing Company is an independent publisher of trade books and calendars, known primarily for non-fiction books along with calendars. Located in New York City, New York, US, the company includes several imprints with offices located throughout the United States. Peter Workman founded the company in 1968 when he published the book Yoga 28-Day Exercise Plan. As of July 2007, two-thirds of the books published by the company remained in print.(Bron: Wikipedia. Beschikbaar onder de licentie Creative Commons Naamsvermelding/Gelijk delen.)