Captains of adventure by Roger Pocock

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Author Pocock, Roger, 1865-1941
Title Captains of adventure
Original Publication United States: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1913.
Contents The Vikings in America -- The Crusaders -- The Middle Ages in Asia -- The marvelous adventures of Sir John Maundeville -- Columbus -- The conquest of Mexico -- The conquest of Peru -- The Corsairs -- Portugal in the Indies -- Rajah Brooke -- The spies -- A year's adventure -- Kit Carson -- The man who was a god -- The great filibuster -- Buffalo Bill -- The Australian desert -- The hero-statesman -- The special correspondent -- Lord Strathcona -- The sea hunters -- The bushrangers -- The passing of the bison -- Gordon -- The outlaw -- A king at twenty-five -- Journey of Ewart Grogan -- The cowboy president -- The Northwest Passage -- John Hawkins -- Francis Drake -- The four armadas -- Sir Humphrey Gilbert -- Sir Walter Raleigh -- Captain John Smith -- The buccaneers -- The voyageurs -- The explorers -- The pirates -- Daniel Boone -- Andrew Jackson -- Sam Houston -- Davy Crockett -- Alexander Mackenzie -- The white man's coming -- The beaver -- The conquest of the poles -- Women -- The conquerors of India -- The man who shot Lord Nelson -- The fall of Napoleon -- Rising Wolf -- Simon Bolivar -- The Almirante Cochrane -- The South Sea cannibals -- A tale of vengeance.
Credits Peter Becker and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https: // (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class CT: History: Biography
Subject Adventure and adventurers
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EBook-No. 72176
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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