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<p>Exploration</p>

Edited by Gyles Brandreth.

in Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

see Travel and Exploration

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<p>Exploration</p>

Edited by Gyles Brandreth.

in Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 7 words.

see Travel and Exploration

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Exploration

Philip J. Stern and Philip J. Stern.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 4294 words.

[This entry includes two subentries, an overview and a discussion of exploration in Africa.]

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Exploration

in The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 1628 words.

Exploration of North America during the Age of Enlightenment was carried out by a variety of people with differing motives,

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<span class="smallCaps">Exploration</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 3190 words.

The lust for fame, glory, and gain is often cited as the main motivation for exploration and is in evidence

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Exploration

D. G. Webster.

in Beyond the Tragedy in Global Fisheries

December 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 4390 words.

Exploration to find new fisheries to exploit is one of the earliest economic responses to problem signals like increasing costs, conflict among fishers, and lower revenues. This chapter...

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Exploration

Stewart A. Weaver.

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: World History; Historical Geography. 152 pages.

For as long as there have been civilizations, there has been the urge to venture outside of them, either in search of other civilizations or in search of novelty. But what accounts for this...

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Exploration

Duane W. Roller.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1696 words.

Exploration in antiquity was generally limited to commercial or military objectives—the Latin word exploratio means a military reconnaissance—rather than for

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exploration

Duane W. Roller.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography. 7875 words.

Exploration in antiquity was largely the result of commercial or military endeavours, rather than any pure quest for knowledge or scholarship. Nevertheless, from the first efforts of Greeks...

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Explorations

Enrique García Santo-Tomás.

in The Refracted Muse

August 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 9776 words.

“Explorations” gives an account of a slightly different perspective, that of the aerial voyage, as it reveals the impact of Galileo’s oeuvre on the writers who chose this narrative device....

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