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Darwin and Magellan

The panel discussion “Adventuring Beyond the Map: Humanity in the Geographic Unknown” was moderated by Mr. McNeil. One focus of the discussion was the… read more

The panel discussion “Adventuring Beyond the Map: Humanity in the Geographic Unknown” was moderated by Mr. McNeil. One focus of the discussion was the differences between the first and second ages of exploration exemplified by these books and the similarities of these expeditions as sea voyages. The authors contrasted the explorers in such areas as their relations with the native peoples they met and the religious beliefs that ended both of their lives. After the discussion, the panelists answered questions from members of the audience.

Peter Nichols is the author of Evolution’s Captain: The Dark Fate of the Man Who Sailed Charles Darwin Around the World, published by HarperCollins. The book focuses on Captain Robert FitzSimmons and his pivotal role in the development of the theories of Charles Darwin. Laurence Bergreen is the author of Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe, published by William Morrow. This is the first major biograp close

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Darwin and Magellan

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Program ID:
178712-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Oct 18, 2003 | 3:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2004 | 1:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 18, 2003 | 3:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2003 | 12:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2003 | 1:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 17, 2003 | 12:11am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 24, 2004 | 11:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 14, 2004 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 2004 | 1:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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