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The Pacific journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768

Author: Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, comte; John Dunmore; Hakluyt Society.
Publisher: London : Hakluyt Society, 2002.
Series: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 9.
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This is the first English translation of the journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville. Although he published an account of his voyage in 1771, and despite wide interest and controversy in Europe following reports of his reception in Tahiti and life on the island, the journal itself was not published until 1977. The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville follows his progress across the Pacific and  Read more...
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Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, comte, 1729-1811.
Pacific journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768.
London : Hakluyt Society, 2002
(DLC) 2004267130
(OCoLC)52319232
Named Person: Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, comte; Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, comte; Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, comte; Louis-Antoine de Bougainville
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, comte; John Dunmore; Hakluyt Society.
ISBN: 9781472460684 1472460685
OCLC Number: 606036630
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (lxxvii, 322 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations and Maps; Preface; Editorial Note; The Problem of Equivalence; Naval Titles; Measurements; Currency; Navigational Practices; Textual Note; Abbreviations Used; Introduction; The Background; The Participants; The Ships; The Instructions; The Voyage; The Achievements; The Journal; Appendices; The Muster Roll; The Journal of Caro; The Journal of Vivez; The Journal of Fesche; The Journal of Nassau-Siegen; The Commerson Documents; Bibliography; Indexes; Index of Persons; A; B; C; D; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Index of Ships; A; B; C; D. EF; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; Z; Index of Sundries; A; B; C; D; E; F; I; J; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y.
Series Title: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 9.
Responsibility: translated and edited by John Dunmore.

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