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Hanbury-Tenison, Robin

Overview
Works: 58 works in 291 publications in 8 languages and 7,462 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Anecdotes  History  Travel writing  Juvenile works  Fiction  Popular works  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Compiler, Redactor
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The Oxford book of exploration by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writtings of over 150 explorers from the 5th century to modern times, divided by continents with a brief biographical sketch before each entry
The seventy great journeys in history by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marco Polo, Ferdinand Magellan, David Livingstone, Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong: these are some of the greatest travelers of all time. This book chronicles their stories and many more, describing epic voyages of discovery from the extraordinary migrations out of Africa by our earliest ancestors to the latest voyages into space. With hundreds of evocative photographs, paintings, and portraits, plus specially commissioned maps, "The Seventy Great Journeys in History" reveals the stories and personalities of those who were there first, who explored the unexplored and who set out into the unknown, bringing alive the romance and thrill of travel. -- From publisher's description
The great explorers by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents biographies of forty explorers that reveal their lives, motives, and passions while discovering different parts of the world
A question of survival for the Indians of Brazil by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ride along the Great Wall by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hanbury-Tenison and his wife, Louella, rode a thousand miles on horseback along the Great Wall of China. Often spending twelve hours a day in the saddle, they rode from the Yellow Sea in the east to the edge of the Gobi Desert in the west
A pattern of peoples : a journey among the tribes of Indonesia's outer islands by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

12 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds apart : an explorer's life by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mulu : the rain forest by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Royal Geographical Society Mulu Expedition to the Gunong Mulu National Park
The modern explorers by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploration has never been more popular and any idea that there is nowhere left to explore is instantly disproved by the contemporary explorers who are showcased here. This title deals with this topic
Aborigines of the Amazon rain forest : the Yanomami by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La superbe collection "Peuples en péril" se propose de décrire les modes de vie de peuples lointains, vivant en tribus et restés imperméables encore à la civilisation moderne. Chacun des ouvrages est l'oeuvre conjointe d'un auteur et d'un photographe ayant partagé durant plusieurs mois la vie de la communauté décrite. L'histoire, l'organisation sociale, les techniques, les rites et coutumes sont rapportés de façon claire et vivante, grâce à l'exceptionnelle qualité de l'image. Les Indiens Yanomami vivent à la frontière du Brésil et du Vénézuéla, au milieu d'une épaisse forêt tropicale qui décourage toute pénétration
White horses over France : from the Camargue to Cornwall by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragile Eden : a ride through New Zealand by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hanbury-Tenison and his wife Louella explored the length of New Zealand on horseback. They entered the magic worlds of the remaining beech forests of the South Island and the even older kauri forest of the North Island. This book combines with rare sympathy the romance of the adventure story with the stark realities of twentieth-century life
Spanish pilgrimage by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake's treasure by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake's grandfather worked in India during World War II, and risked his life to save a sacred treasure from the invading Japanese army. Now Jake is in India and determined to return the lost treasure to its rightful owners, despite the dangers that might lie in his path. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Jake's escape / by Robin Hanbury-Tennison by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On holiday in Peru, twelve-year-old Jake is captured by terrorists, the victim of mistaken identity. Imprisoned deep in the Amazon rainforest, armed with only his trusty pen-knife, Jake is determined to make a getaway. But beyond the terrorist camp in every direction lies the only vastness of the rainforest and all its unknown dangers. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Jake's safari by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake's on the adventure of a lifetime, under a blazing African sun. He is staying at a Samburu village when some of their cattle are stolen by rustlers. A chase means they need to keep all their wits about them as they face the culprits, the elements and the animals of the wide open African plains. Then, when Jake becomes separated from the rest of the tribe, he finds himself involved in a new, and even more frightening battle. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Report of a visit to the Indians of Brazil on behalf of the Primitive Peoples Fund/Survival International, January-March, 1971 by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White horses over France : [from the Camargue to Cornwall] by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Recording )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author and his wife brought back the first Camargue working horses from the famous wetlands of Southern France to their farm in Cornwall. They chose two and rode them back, over 1,000 miles through fortified towns, rocky plains, and prehistoric caves in the Loire and Brittany regions. This is the story of their journey
Des mondes à part by Robin Hanbury-Tenison( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ureinwohner des Amazonas-Regenwaldes, die Yanomami( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The seventy great journeys in history
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Alternative Names
Hanberijs-Tenisons, Robins

Hanbury-Tenison, Robin

Robin Hanbury-Tenison English Explorer

Robin Hanbury-Tenison schrijver uit Verenigd Koninkrijk

Tenison, Robin H.- 1936-

Tenison Robin Hanbury-

Tenison, Robin Hanbury 1936-

핸버리 테니슨, 로빈

Languages
English (236)

German (7)

French (5)

Spanish (3)

Dutch (3)

Turkish (2)

Italian (2)

Czech (1)