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The fatal impact; an account of the invasion of the South Pacific, 1767-1840.

Author: Alan Moorehead
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Story of social and economic corruption that followed the visits of Captain Cook and other explorers who voyaged to Tahiti, Australia and the Antarctic.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moorehead, Alan, 1910-
Fatal impact.
New York, Harper & Row [1966]
(OCoLC)604985361
Online version:
Moorehead, Alan, 1910-
Fatal impact.
New York, Harper & Row [1966]
(OCoLC)624425217
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook; James Cook
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Moorehead
OCLC Number: 333365
Description: xiv, 230 pages illustrations, maps (1 folded color) plates, portraits 22 cm
Contents: Landfall --
Venus observed --
Noble Savage --
Familiarity --
Arcady reformed --
Nevermore --
Bontany Bay --
Australia observed --
Aborigines --
Settlement --
Spreading out --
Acclimatization --
Resolution --
Bloodstained ice.

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Story of social and economic corruption that followed the visits of Captain Cook and other explorers who voyaged to Tahiti, Australia and the Antarctic.

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