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The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake, 1577-1580

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When Sir Francis Drake returned to England in 1580, many questions concerning his momentous voyage were left unanswered-his journals were impounded and his men were forbidden, on pain of death, to divulge where they had been. Drawing on newly uncovered evidence, geographer and maritime historian Samuel Bawlf masterfully reconstructs Francis Drake's historic round-the-world

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Unknown Binding, 400 pages
Published June 24th 2003 by Douglas & McIntyre (first published January 23rd 2003)
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Barrett
Sep 02, 2010 rated it really liked it
Well researched and a fast read. Unfortunately, I was most interested in his time along the Pacific Northwest and all the documents regarding that were lost in a fire well before any historians could grab them. Consequently, the closing chapters, which focus on that part of the journey, are mostly conjecture.
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Aug 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Fantastic book. Well researched and easy to read. Author provides compelling evidence to make you reconsider conventional history.
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