Unknown Ways: More Tales of Explorers, Pioneers and Travellers

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First published in 1940, E. E. Reynold's Unknown Ways is a collection of tales, intended for young readers, focusing on explorers, pioneers and travellers. Similar to Mr Reynold's book Behind the Ranges, this volume presents episodes from the lives of ten different historical figures, including Sir Martin Frobisher, Sven Hedin, Mary Kingsley, and Alexander Selkirk. Although the writing reflects some of the cultural and ethnocentric biases of its time, this book remains an interesting example of popular ...

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Overview

First published in 1940, E. E. Reynold's Unknown Ways is a collection of tales, intended for young readers, focusing on explorers, pioneers and travellers. Similar to Mr Reynold's book Behind the Ranges, this volume presents episodes from the lives of ten different historical figures, including Sir Martin Frobisher, Sven Hedin, Mary Kingsley, and Alexander Selkirk. Although the writing reflects some of the cultural and ethnocentric biases of its time, this book remains an interesting example of popular educational texts for children from the first half of the twentieth century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107600270
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 6/16/2011
  • Pages: 126
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Australia: river adventure; 2. United States: down the Colorado; 3. East Africa: amongst the Masai; 4. Canada: a herring-boat in the N. W. Passage; 5. Palestine: robbed by Arabs; 6. Alaska: brilliant failure; 7. West Africa: cannibals and crocodiles; 8. China: the camp of death; 9. Pacific: finding Robinson Crusoe; 10. Antarctic: bird-nesting in the Antarctic.

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