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Hudson

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ISBN-10: 0887768148

ISBN-13: 9780887768149

Edition: 2009

Authors: Janice Weaver, David Craig

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History has not been kind to Henry Hudson. He's been dismissed as a short-tempered man who played favorites with his crew and had an unstoppable ambition and tenacity. Although he gave his name to a mighty river, an important strait, and a huge bay, today he is remembered more for the mutiny that took his life. The grandson of a trader, Hudson sailed under both British and Dutch flags, looking for a northern route to China. Although none of his voyages led to the discovery of a northwest passage, he did explore what is now Hudson's Bay and what is now New York City. Whatever his personal shortcomings, to sail through dangerous, ice-filled waters with only a small crew in a rickety old boat,…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 9/14/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 48
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

JANICE WEAVER is the award-winning author of Building America, From Head to Toe, and The A to Z of Everyday Things. She lives in Toronto.