World History

"Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit"

Joyce Chaplin

About the Program

Joyce Chaplin talks about the history of the circumnavigation of the Earth going back to the days of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan.  Prof. Chaplin spoke at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.   

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Joyce Chaplin

Joyce Chaplin is a professor of early American history at Harvard University.  Her books include, "The First Scientific American" and "Subject Matter." 


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"Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, January 26th at 9am (ET)
  • Monday, December 31st at 7:15am (ET)
  • Monday, December 24th at 7pm (ET)
  • Saturday, December 15th at 10am (ET)
  • Monday, December 10th at 4am (ET)
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