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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.
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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
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Allen, Oliver E.
Pacific navigators.
Alexandria, VA : Time-Life Books ; Morristown, N.J. : School and library distribution by Silver Burdett, c1980
(OCoLC)568028037
Named Person: Abel Janszoon Tasman; Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, comte; James Cook
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver E Allen; Time-Life Books.
ISBN: 0809426870 9780809426874 0809426862 9780809426867
OCLC Number: 6223005
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 176 p. : ill. ; 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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