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The British search for the Northwest Passage in the eighteenth century

Author: Glyndwr Williams
Publisher: [London] : Published for the Royal Commonwealth Society by Longmans, 1962.
Series: Imperial studies, no. 24.
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Glyndwr.
British search for the Northwest Passage in the eighteenth century.
[London] : Published for the Royal Commonwealth Society by Longmans, 1962
(OCoLC)556868840
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glyndwr Williams
OCLC Number: 1193351
Description: xvi, 306 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: James Knight and the Strait of Anian --
Arthur Dobbs: theorist and publicist --
The voyage of Christopher Middleton: controversy and inquiry --
The voyage of William Moor --
The years of debate --
Renewed interest by the Hudson's Bay Company in the passage --
Theory and speculation --
The admiralty and the Pacific approach --
The Baffin Bay expeditions, and the voyage of James Cook --
Revived hopes of a navigable passage --
Final disillusionment: the voyages of Charles Duncan and George Vancouver --
The voyage of Juan de Fuca --
The Fonte letter.
Series Title: Imperial studies, no. 24.
Responsibility: Glyndwr Williams.

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