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Early mapping of the Pacific : the epic story of seafarers, adventurers, and cartographers who mapped the Earth's greatest ocean

Author: Thomas Suárez
Publisher: Singapore : Periplus, ©2004.
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Maps
Maps Early works to 1800
Atlas
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Suárez, Thomas.
Early mapping of the Pacific.
Singapore : Periplus, c2004
(OCoLC)607164092
Online version:
Suárez, Thomas.
Early mapping of the Pacific.
Singapore : Periplus, c2004
(OCoLC)608511083
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Suárez
ISBN: 0794600921 9780794600921
OCLC Number: 55747365
Description: 224 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Contents: The Pacific Islands and their people --
Mariners, mapmakers, and the Great Ocean --
The Pacific evolves after Magellan --
In the wake of the Solomon Islands --
Earliest mapping of Australia and New Zealand --
The Age of Enlightenment --
The three voyages of James Cook --
The Discovery of Tahiti and Hawaii --
The eighteenth century after Cook --
Micronesia, the elusive isles --
Surveyors, whalers, and missionaries. The Pacific Islands and Their People --
Human Settlers --
The European Record --
Pacific Settlement: Deliberate or Accidental? --
Cosmology --
Indigenous Maps --
Pacific Regions --
Mariners, Mapmakers, and the Great Ocean --
Early Cartographic Traces --
The Discovery of America Defines the Pacific --
Two Patterns of Early Pacific Mapping --
On the Eve of Magellan --
The Pacific's East-West Breadth --
The Pacific's North-South Limits --
Terra Australis and Other Enticements --
The Pacific Evolves after Magellan --
Medieval Lore Mixes with New Discoveries --
In the Wake of the Solomon Islands --
The Solomons on Printed Maps --
Francis Drake's Circumnavigation --
The Marquesas: Mendana's Second Expedition --
Quiros and Torres --
Earliest Mapping of Australia and New Zealand --
Mapping the Dutch Discovery of Australia --
The "Pacific" Land of Beach --
Jacob Le Maire --
Abel Tasman --
The Age of Enlightenment --
The English Map Trade --
Scientists and Buccaneers --
Literary Pacific Landscapes --
Further Searches for Terra Australis --
The European Discovery of Easter Island and Samoa --
A Renaissance of English Voyages --
Bougainville Follows the English Lead --
Thomas Forrest in the Western Pacific --
The Three Voyages of James Cook --
The Discovery of Tahiti and Hawaii --
Tahiti and the Mapping of the Cosmos --
The Tahitian Navigator, Tupaia --
Later Explorers and Missionaries Map Tahiti --
The European Discovery of Tahiti --
Do Maps Record Hawaii before Cook? --
Missionaries and the Mapping of Hawaii.
Responsibility: Thomas Suárez.
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