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Author Adams, Simon (Transport consultant)

Title Journey : an illustrated history of travel / foreword, Michael Collins ; contributors, Simon Adams, R.G. Grant, Andrew Humphreys.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : DK, Penguin Random House, 2017.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Manteno PL Adult Non-Fiction - MNBB-2  910 JOU    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  910.202 ADA    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  910.202 ADA    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  910.2 ADA    AVAILABLE
Edition First American edition.
Description 440 pages : color illustrations, maps, portraits ; 31 cm
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Note Includes index.
At head of cover title: Smithsonian.
Summary "An illustrated account of human movement, travel, exploration, and scientific discovery-from the first trade networks in ancient Sumer to the epic Voyager missions. Human journeys arise from all manner of impulses, from migration and the search for food, to pilgrimages, trade, scientific curiosity, or simply the quest for adventure. Journey traces each through lively accounts, alongside the biographies of conquerors, explorers, and travelers; stories of technological innovation; literary journals; and works of art. Themed spreads and feature panels capture the romance of travel with evocative accounts, archive images, historic maps, and artifacts, while catalog spreads add glamour and nostalgia, showcasing objects and documents associated with the rise of travel, such as postcards and passports. A textured cover with a picture-perfect image and shiny finishes make it ideal for gift-giving. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution." -- ONIX annotation.
Subject Travel -- History.
Emigration and immigration -- History.
Added Author Grant, R. G.
Humphreys, Andrew, 1965-
ISBN 9781465464149

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