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The Pacific navigators

Author: Oliver E Allen; Time-Life Books.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : Time-Life Books ; Morristown, N.J. : School and library distribution by Silver Burdett, ©1980.
Series: Seafarers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the exploration of the Pacific Ocean by Europeans from the 16th through the 18th century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Oliver E.
Pacific navigators.
Alexandria, VA : Time-Life Books ; Morristown, N.J. : School and library distribution by Silver Burdett, ©1980
(OCoLC)568028037
Named Person: Abel Janszoon Tasman; Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, comte; James Cook; Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, comte; James Cook; Abel Janszoon Tasman; Abel Janszoon 1603?-1659 Tasman; Louis Antoine de Comte 1729-1811 Bougainville; James 1728-1779 Cook
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver E Allen; Time-Life Books.
ISBN: 0809426870 9780809426874 0809426862 9780809426867
OCLC Number: 6223005
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Essay : New Edens in the South Seas --
ch. 1. First probes for a chimerical continent --
Essay : The Dutchman who cracked the Spanish dominion --
ch. 2. Searching for business in a watery wilderness --
Essay : A Frenchman;s view of a curious world --
ch. 3. Intoxicating visions of a tropical utopia --
Essay : Polynesian voyagers : the first Pacific navigators --
ch. 4. The great ocean's greatest explorer --
Essay : A hard-working artist's brilliant legacy --
ch. 5. Clearing up the final mysteries --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliography --
Picture credits --
Index.
Series Title: Seafarers.
Responsibility: by Oliver E. Allen and the editors of Time-Life Books.

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Describes the exploration of the Pacific Ocean by Europeans from the 16th through the 18th century.

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