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Monterey in 1786 : the journals of Jean François de la Pérouse

Author: Jean-François de Galaup La Pérouse, comte de; Malcolm Margolin
Publisher: Berkeley : Heyday Books, ©1989.
Series: California series, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the afternoon of September 14, 1786, two French ships appeared off the coast of Monterey, the first foreign vessels to visit Spain's California colonies. Aboard was a party of eminent scientists, navigators, cartographers, illustrators, and physicians. For the next ten days the expedition's commander, Jean Francois de la Perouse, took detailed notes on the life and character of the area: its abundant wildlife,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788.
Monterey in 1786.
Berkeley : Heyday Books, ©1989
(OCoLC)607761339
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-François de Galaup La Pérouse, comte de; Malcolm Margolin
ISBN: 0930588398 9780930588397
OCLC Number: 20368802
Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: California series, 2.
Responsibility: introduction and commentary by Malcolm Margolin ; illustrations by Linda Gonsalves Yamane.

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On the afternoon of September 14, 1786, two French ships appeared off the coast of Monterey, the first foreign vessels to visit Spain's California colonies. Aboard was a party of eminent scientists, navigators, cartographers, illustrators, and physicians. For the next ten days the expedition's commander, Jean Francois de la Perouse, took detailed notes on the life and character of the area: its abundant wildlife, the labors of soldiers and monks, and the customs of Indians recently drawn into the mission. These observations provide a startling portrayal of California two centuries ago.

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