Great Expeditions: 50 Journeys that changed our world

Great Expeditions
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay at the summit of Everest

HarperCollins has just released a fascinating survey of the great great adventures that changed our world. Great Expeditions tells the stories of 50 adventures spanning several centuries and united by the common theme of the resilience of the human spirit. This is the ultimate collection of the stories of the intrepid explorers who forged new frontiers across land, sea, skies and space.