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CD: The Principal Navigations, Traffiques…

CD: The Principal Navigations, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English…

by Richard Hakluyt

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Richard Hakluyt was an English scholar educated at Oxford. There he acquired five or six languages and read all the books of Voyages and all the mariners' journals and studied the arts of map-making and navigation. From these studies he published his great collection, The Principal Navigations, 'an English epic.' "It is a great and noble poem, which commends the sailors of our nation, with fit humility and truth, 'for their high courage and singular activity.' The poets of that great period, living in the kingdom of the imagination, have left the deeds of our heroes unsung. It was left to Richard Hakluyt, a humble preacher, to bring together the stray records of them, that future ages might admire, and coming generations imitate, 'the high heart and manly resolution' of those who tried 'the fortune of the sea,' under such hard conditions, for the advancement of their country's honour." Each volume includes an extensive table of contents detailing the voyages and the men involved as well as a subject, place and fullname index which covers all eight volumes.

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