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 (hăk′lo͞ot′), Richard 1552?-1616.
English geographer who published collected accounts of English exploratory voyages in Principal Navigations, Voyages, and Discoveries of the English Nation (1589).


(Biography) Richard. ?1552–1616, English geographer, who compiled The Principal Navigations, Voyages, and Discoveries of the English Nation (1589)


(ˈhæk lɪt)

Richard, 1552?–1616, English geographer and editor of explorers' narratives.
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described in characterological terms" (this is especially true when Hakluyt is being contrasted with Purchas, as discussed below); see also ibid.
From the works of John Dee in the 1570s and Richard Hakluyt in the 1590s, the English supposedly felt impelled to pursue these oceanic opportunities.
Richard Hakluyt regarded them as "a pledge of Gods further favour," as they were talented boys who could tell him everything about Japan.
Quinn's Hakluyt Society editions of writings relating to Ireland and America remain essential guides to the ideology and rhetoric of colonization c.
3) Quiros, Pedro Fernandes de, The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros, 1595 to 1606, translated and edited by Sir Clements Markham, London, Hakluyt Society, 1904, vol.
For instance, Netzloff's examination of Robert Hitchcock's A Pollitique Platt (1580) as an early text advocating colonial and commercial networks as a way to reform laborers and the poor is helpful and does well to connect this work with Richard Hakluyt the Elder and the Younger.
This month's Maps and Society lecture is sponsored by the Hakluyt Society and is given by Robert Headland of the Scott Polar Institute.
Hakluyt described idle Englishmen as cannibals, and feared that if they were not rejuvenated by colonialism, the English would become "man-eating savages similar to those which inhabit the Americas" (104).
An Elizabethan in 1582: The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls, Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 147 (London, 1976), 110.
He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and a member of the Hakluyt Society and the Society for the History of Discoveries.
In this month's talk, sponsored by the Hakluyt Society, Dr Jeremy Johns and Dr Emilie Savage-Smith of the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, discuss `The Book of Curiosities: A newly-discovered series of medieval Islamic maps'.
55) The second volume of this series, Malaspina's journal, was published in an annotated English translation by the Hakluyt Society in association with the Museo Naval between 2001 and 2005.