"The Principal Navigations" is a comprehensive collection of English travel narratives from the 16th century, detailing a wide range of voyages and expeditions. The book includes accounts of journeys to the New World, Asia, and Africa, and features explorations by famous figures like Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh. The narratives provide a historical record of the era's discoveries, cultural encounters, and colonial endeavors, giving readers a unique insight into the period's maritime exploration and its impact on the world.
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This book is on the following lists:
- 59th on Extreme Classics: The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time (National Geographic Adventure Magazine)