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Beyond the capes : Pacific exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger, 1776-1877

Author: Ernest S Dodge
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., ©1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Starting with Magellan and for three more centuries European expeditions crossed the Pacific Ocean mapping the area and dramatically changing the lives of the indigenous peoples.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dodge, Ernest Stanley.
Beyond the capes; Pacific exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger, 1776-1877.
Boston, Little, Brown [1971]
(OCoLC)578034600
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest S Dodge
OCLC Number: 146989
Description: xv, 429 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Book One --
1. From Magellan to Cook --
2. Cook's Contemporaries --
3. The Vanished Frenchman --
4. The Northwest Men --
Portlock and Dixon --
5. The Northwest Men --
Meares and Colnett --
Book Two --
6. The Breadfruit Tree --
7. Many Little Islands --
8. Furs for France and the Search for a Hero --
9. Vancouver's Survey --
10. Surveyor, Missionary, Trader --
Book Three --
11. Terra Australis --
12. The First Russian Circumnavigation --
13. American in Trade and War --
14 The Later Russian Voyages --
15. Return of the French --
Book Four --
16. British Ship on Other Errands --
17. Darwin and the Beagle --
18. The Wilkes Expedition --
19. The English Finish Up --
20. Last of the Old, First of the New --
Bibliography --
Chronological Table of Pacific Voyages --
Index.
Responsibility: by Ernest S. Dodge.

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Starting with Magellan and for three more centuries European expeditions crossed the Pacific Ocean mapping the area and dramatically changing the lives of the indigenous peoples.

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