[SOLO] The Story of Geographical Discovery: How the World Became Known by Joseph Jacobs-leni

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Post by SkyRider » July 27th, 2019, 10:18 am

The Story of Geographical Discovery: How the World Became Known by Joseph Jacobs (1854 - 1916).


From the time of the Ancients to expeditions to the North Pole, Jacobs tells the adventure story of the discovery of many and various lands and cultures up to the present day (1897) ( SkyRider)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14291
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Post by Leni » July 27th, 2019, 3:14 pm

Hello! I can MC this project for you. I will be right back with the window.
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Post by Leni » July 27th, 2019, 3:32 pm

And here it is. I hope you don't mind I also added myself as DPLer. :mrgreen: It looked really interesting, and I have been recently working on a book about the Portuguese Discoveries, so, it seemed natural for me to listen to this one anyway.

I shortened the filename a bit too. As soon as you have seen this, I will move the project to the Going Solo forum.
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Post by SkyRider » July 28th, 2019, 12:58 am

Hi Leni...

Thanks for picking this up, both as MC and DPL. On the DPL front, there's never a hurry on my end to have them turned around - I'm very slow at editing, so won't be building up a backlog while waiting! Thanks for catching the filename too - I'd never thought to check it, but you can be sure I'd be whinging when it came to uploading the first file! :lol:

Looking forward to working with you,
Paul

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Post by Leni » July 28th, 2019, 9:03 am

Great! Moving us over to Going Solo. :D
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Post by SkyRider » August 14th, 2019, 9:13 am


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Post by Leni » August 14th, 2019, 4:48 pm

Awesome! :D

I have to say the author already won me by choosing Rome as the center. :mrgreen: The preface and introduction are PL OK.
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Post by SkyRider » August 15th, 2019, 6:16 am

Thank you. :)

He won me over with his comment that places weren't so much discovered as exposed to Western civilisation - it seems a more twenty-first century manner of thinking than nineteenth.

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Post by Leni » August 15th, 2019, 6:16 pm

SkyRider wrote:
August 15th, 2019, 6:16 am
Thank you. :)

He won me over with his comment that places weren't so much discovered as exposed to Western civilisation - it seems a more twenty-first century manner of thinking than nineteenth.
Indeed! I noticed that too. He made a point of explaining the "discovery".
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