Francaviglia and Sgarlata: Great Explorers' Atlas
Since the beginning of time, man has felt the need to travel and explore more of the world around him. Some of these expeditions have become fundamental stages in the history of humankind. However, little is known of what led certain courageous men to leave, set sail or join wandering caravans, challenging the unknown to go where no one else had ever dared and even less is known about their human journeys, the difficulties they faced in their travels, how this changed their lives. This book tells us about the courage of some exceptional men and women,their fears, the paths they undertook and their legacy. To help us along these extraordinary events, the book is full of illustrations, captions and in-depth analyses giving us an original point of view of these stories of explorations.