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 (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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