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Hakluyt

Richard. ?1552--1616, English geographer, who compiled The Principal Navigations, Voyages, and Discoveries of the English Nation (1589)
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YULE, HENRY, 1886, Cathay and the Way Thither, Hakluyt Society, London.
Parks pensava probabilmente a un Richard Hakluyt, spericolato imprenditore transoceanico, quando definiva Ramusio "a spectator of history" (Ramusio's Literary History 129), dimenticando cosi quanto la stabilita della Repubblica riposasse sul costante lavoro della cancelleria ducale, i cui membri formavano una vera e propria corporazione che costituiva l'unico organo (sebbene subalterno) permanente dell'istituzione afronte della continua rotazione delle cariche patrizie (che la storia comunale aveva consegnato alla Serenissima quale carattere distintivo della propria costituzione, vedi Zannini).
Both Richard Hakluyt and Purchas started the tradition of travel literature.
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press for The Hakluyt Society.
Nesse periodo, viajou a Inglaterra, onde conheceu Richard Hakluyt, editor de uma compilacao de narrativas de viajantes que o encorajou a lancar a sua propria colecao ilustrada.
The idea that darkness of skin is evidence of God's curse on Africans is traced to the humanist Guillaume Postel and mediated through George Best, Richard Hakluyt, Samuel Bochart, and eventually Edward Leigh's influential Critica sacra (1641).
This important collection was first published by the Hakluyt Society in 1893 and is one of that Society's most important volumes.
1) In his Principall Navigations (1589), for example, Richard Hakluyt compiled numerous accounts of medieval and early modern travelers, explorers, and venturers abroad.
As is evident in the writings of Eurocolonial apologists from Hakluyt through Defoe, the Ibero-Catholic experience in the Americas was, at a minimum, contrapuntal to Anglo-Protestant constructions of racially based slavery, so to consider these developments more or less in vacuo, as Kidd does, risks leaving the impression that English attitudes toward Indians and Africans were generated by a logic internal to Protestantism.
Herendeen divides Camden's life into three sections: his education, including four years at Oxford, which he left apparently dissatisfied, and without a degree, but having won the admiration of contemporaries including Richard Hakluyt and Henry Savile; the remainder of his achievements in the reign of Elizabeth, when he taught at Westminster School (becoming headmaster in 1593), published the first five editions of the Britannia, and was elected Clarenceux King of Arms in 1597; and his work under James I, including the Annales, and his establishment of the first chair of civil history at Oxford.
THE UN Secretary-General's special envoy Alexander Downer, reported Offsite, is a director of an intelligence gathering firm, Hakluyt & Co, which was set up in 1995 by two former MI6 agents.
Malaspina's personal journal of the voyage, now published in three volumes in English by the Hakluyt Society, exists in three versions in manuscript, each one aimed at a different learned readership.