9780465020317

Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson-A Tale of Mutiny and Murder in the Arctic

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  • ISBN13:

    9780465020317

  • ISBN10:

    0465020313

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/28/2010
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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Summary

One year after discovering the Hudson River and claiming the New York region for the Dutch, Henry Hudson set out again in search of the fabled Northwest Passage. Navigating past Iceland and fields of icebergs, he entered what would become known as Hudson Bay. But his small ship, the Discovery, became icebound in November 1610, subjecting Hudson and his crew to seven months of desperate cold. When the ice thawed, the men mutinied-leaving behind Hudson, his son, and seven other men. Their remains have never been found.

Author Biography

Peter C. Mancall is Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Southern California, and director of the USC–Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute. The author of Hakluyt’s Promise, he lives in Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Mutinyp. 1
The Age of Spicesp. 19
The Northern Sailorp. 41
The North Atlanticp. 77
The Labyrinth Without Endp. 91
Assaultsp. 119
Interrogationsp. 147
Dead Endsp. 165
The Trialp. 185
Tidesp. 211
Note on Sourcesp. 237
Notesp. 249
Acknowledgmentsp. 287
Indexp. 289
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