Hudson

Hudson

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Random House, Inc.
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, he must have been someone of rare courage and vision. InHudson, Janice Weaver has created a compelling portrait of a man who should be remembered not for his tragic end, but for the way he advanced our understanding of the world.

Baker & Taylor
Looks at the life and accomplishments of the English explorer who searched for a northern passage to China and explored large areas of North America before being set adrift in Hudson Bay by a mutinous crew.

Baker
& Taylor

A biography of the famous explorer who gave his name to a mighty river, an important strait and a huge bay, focusing on his heroic achievements and offering a compelling portrait of a man who should be remembered not for his tragic end, but for the way he advanced our understanding of the world.

Publisher: Plattsburgh, NY : Tundra Books, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780887768149
0887768148
Branch Call Number: J B HUDSO WEAVE
Characteristics: 47 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Craig, David

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top