James Holman Traveled Over 250,000 Miles in the Early 1800s. He Was Also Completely Blind.

James Holman Traveled Over 250,000 Miles in the Early 1800s. He Was Also Completely Blind.

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He was known simply as the Blind Traveler. A solitary, sightless adventurer, James Holman (1786-1857) fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon, helped chart the Australian outback—and circumnavigated the globe, becoming one of the greatest wonders of the world he so explored.

Today I'm talking with Jason Roberts, author of one of my all-time favorite history books: A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became ... See More

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