"A very good and readable book...a wealthy examine of humankind's stressed spirit." ―Candice Millard, New York instances ebook Review
Greeted with coast-to-coast acclaim on ebook, Fernández-Armesto's bold historical past of global exploration units a brand new usual. featuring the topic for the 1st time on a really international scale, Fernández-Armesto tracks the pathfinders who, during the last 5 millennia, lay down the routes of touch that experience drawn jointly the farthest reaches of the world.
The Wall highway Journal calls it "impressive...a large tale [told] with gusto and panache." To the Washington Post, "Pathfinders is propelled through an Argonaut of an writer, indefatigable and bold. it is a wild ride." And in a front-page assessment, the Seattle Times hails its "tart and stylish presentation...full of surprises. Fernández-Armesto's vigorous brain, pithy phraseology, and stunningly thorough and numerous wisdom are a relentless pleasure."
A plenitude of illustrations and maps in colour and black and white increase this wealthy background. In Pathfinders now we have a definitive remedy of a grand subject.