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Pizarro, Orellana, and the exploration of the Amazon

by Brendan Bernhard

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Amazon River Region,
  • South America,
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Pizarro, Francisco, ca. 1475-1541 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Orellana, Francisco de, d. ca. 1546 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pizarro, Francisco, ca. 1475-1541.,
    • Orellana, Francisco de, d. ca. 1546.,
    • Explorers -- South America -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers -- Spain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers.,
    • Amazon River Region -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Amazon River Region -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the journey through the Amazon Basin made by Orellana and Pizarro in the early sixteenth century. Also discusses the Inca and the conquest of South America by the Spanish.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 106) and index.

      StatementBrendan Bernhard ; introductory essay by Michael Collins.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesWorld explorers
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3442.P776 B47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1531782M
      ISBN 100791013057, 0791015297
      LC Control Number91009345

      Pizarro, Orellana and the Exploration of the Amazon Bernhard, Brendan AR Quiz No. EN This book describes the journey through the Amazon Basin made by Orellano and Pizarro in the early sixteenth century. It also discusses the Inca and the conquest of South America by the Spanish. AR Quiz Availability: Reading Practice. Buddy Levy is the author of the recent books No Barriers: A Blind Man’s Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon (with Erik Weihenmeyer), Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior (with Mike Leach), and River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana’s Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon. His other books include Conquistador: Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the Last Reviews:

        Francisco de Orellana heads down the Amazon River in a bid to return to civilization. Little does he know that he is about to begin one of the most amazing journeys in the annals of exploration. His epic trek will include a battle with the legendary Amazons, encounters with cannibals, near starvation and much, much. Book is in vg condition and great for a collection. Something went wrong. View cart for date:

      While Pizarro eventually returned home barefoot and in rags, Orellana and fifty-seven men, in a few fragile craft, continued downriver into the unknown reaches of the mighty Amazon, serenaded by native war drums and the eerie cries of exotic predators. Theirs would be the greater glory.   This book explores the Spanish conquest of South America in depth. Things such as the fact that there were five Pizzaro brothers. In the end the book is really about Francisco Orellana descending the Amazon river from it's source in the Andes in the 's. Imagine crossing the Andes with an expedition of forces and s:


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He completed the first known navigation of the entire length of the Amazon River, which initially was named "Rio de Orellana.". NOTE: An excellent and fascinating book about the early history and exploration of the Amazon is Explorers of the Amazon, by Anthony Smith ().

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Francisco de Orellana, Spanish soldier and first European explorer of the Amazon River. After participating with Francisco Pizarro in the conquest of Peru inOrellana moved to Guayaquil and was named governor of that area in texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open Library. Orellana did send three volunteers back to Pizarro to inform him of his actions.

They set forth from the confluence of the Coca and Napo Rivers and began their trek. On Februthe Napo emptied into a larger River: the Amazon. Francisco de Orellana: | | | |Francisco de Orellana| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the.

In this fluid account, Levy narrates the story of the conquistadors who become the first Europeans to navigate the length of the Amazon River. After plundering the Inca empire, Gonzalo Pizarro and Francisco Orellana set out from Quito with an expedition of soldiers and Indian slaves in search of El Dorado.

Book is about the journey Pizarro and Orellana made through the Amazon Basin and the conquest of the Inca empire. A picture essay in the middle contains beautiful color photographs of the region and its wildlife.

This is a fascinating account of how a small band of Spaniards. Pizarro, Orellana, and the Exploration of the Amazon (Book): Bernhard, Brendan: Describes the journey through the Amazon Basin made by De Orellana and Pizarro in the early sixteenth century.

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The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. While Pizarro will attempt a torturous return over the Andes, Orellana will strike out east on a 4, mile journey down the Amazon in a desperate bid to return to civilization.

The feat – sailing the entire Amazon River – is one of the greatest river explorations known to history.

Buy Pizarro, Orellana (World Explorers S.) Library Binding by Bernhard, Brendan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Francisco Pizarro González was a Spanish conquistador, who led an expedition that conquered the Inca Empire.

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