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THE DISCOVERY OF JEANNE BARET: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe

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THE DISCOVERY OF JEANNE BARET: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe

In 1765, Jeanne Baret, a 26-year-old working-class woman, disguised herself as a teenage boy and signed on as assistant to her lover, the eminent botanist Philibert Commerson, who had been appointed to a grand new expedition: the first French circumnavigation of the world. Illus.

Format: Hardbound
Pages: 288
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 9780307463524
Item #: 3716805

Published at $25.00 Your Price $4.95 (Save $20.05)

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