Monday, October 19, 2009

Henry Hudson:
Exploration, mutiny, murder?

In this interview on the New Books in History blog, Peter C. Mancall, author of Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson, describes what happened on the last voyage of the first European to explore New York's Hudson River region.

About the photo: "Henry Hudson, the celebrated and unfortunate Navigator, abandoned by his crew in Hudson's Bay the 11th of June, 1610." Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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