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Over the Edge of the World : Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)
Over the Edge of the World Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe - P.S.
Author: Laurence Bergreen
Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure. Now in Over the Edge of the World, prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life this groundbrea...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060936389
ISBN-10: 006093638X
Publication Date: 11/1/2004
Pages: 512
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4.1 stars, based on 41 ratings
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Over the Edge of the World : Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.) on + 84 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Magellan's circumnavigation is a fascinating story, and that is the main thing that saves Bergreen's book. The characters, their travels, and their times are so interesting and unusual that Bergreen has little to do. I am glad that I read this book, and it is one of the better ones on the subject, but Bergreen is in no way up to par with authors like Nathaniel Philbrick for maritime history.
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Helpful Score: 2
Excellent read on this most dangerous and fascinating voyage of the itme period.
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For the arm-chair sailor, this book is IT! And it's all factual, with nothing made up.
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Few books have been written about this voyage(if any). This one has been well researched and povides a lot of detail
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An excellent read providing a good understanding of the trials of both Magellan and his crews voyage and the tremendous accomplishment that this armada ultimately achieved.
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BillGo avatar reviewed Over the Edge of the World : Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.) on + 11 more book reviews
Really enjoyed this book. I learned a lot about Magellan that didn't know.
surlyrider avatar reviewed Over the Edge of the World : Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.) on + 11 more book reviews
This is a great read, well researched, and provides insight into the Age of Discovery.
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Very interesting, well researched account of Magellan's journey.


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