The World in a Book

28 October 2016 5.30pm 6.30pm

Venue:

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

William Poole, New College

Contact:

Janet Walwyn: janet.walwyn@bodleian.ox.ac.uk or 01865 287156

Description

William Poole (New College) introduces the books which heralded an era of exploration, discovery, and imperial expansion. The lecture opens a display at the Bodleian's Weston Library of the works and collections of Richard Hakluyt, author of Principall Navigations Voiages and Discoveries of the English Nation (1589).

Booking

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