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Background to discovery : Pacific exploration from Dampier to Cook

Author: Derek Howse
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1990.
Series: Publications from the Clark Library professorship, UCLA, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Howse
ISBN: 0520062086 9780520062085
OCLC Number: 19456070
Description: xvi, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Seapower and science : the motives for Pacific exploration / Daniel A. Baugh --
The achievement of the English voyages, 1650-1800 / Glyndwr Williams --
The men from across La Manche : French voyages, 1660-1790 / Seymour Chapin --
Literary responses to the eighteenth-century voyages / Charles L. Batten Jr. --
Navigation and astronomy in the voyages / Derek Howse --
The sailor's perspective : British naval topographic artists / John O. Sands.
Series Title: Publications from the Clark Library professorship, UCLA, 11.
Responsibility: edited by Derek Howse.
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