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Atlantic : great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories

by Winchester, Simon.

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Until a thousand years ago, no humans ventured into the Atlantic or imagined traversing its vastness. But once the first daring mariners successfully navigated to far shores, whether it was the Vikings, the Irish, the Chinese, Christopher Columbus in the north, or the Portuguese and the Spanish in t... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • The leaving of Liverpool
  • The beginnings of its goings on
  • From the purple isles of Mogador
  • All the shoals and deeps within
  • Oh! the beauty and the might of it
  • Here the sea of pity lies
  • They that occupy their business on great waters
  • Change and decay all around the sea
  • The storm surge carries all before
  • Falls the shadow, fades the sea.
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