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BACKGROUND TO DISCOVERY: PACIFIC EXPLORATION FROM DAMPIER TO COOK Derek Howse 1990 Hardcover DJ Fine
By Howse, Derek (Editor)
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Berkeley, University of California Press, Berkeley, 1990. 210 pp, b/w illustrations, index. Black cloth hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

A collection of six essays that recount "the great voyages of discovery that excited such fervent political and popular interested in eighteenth-century Europe. Taking diverse disciplinary approach to maritime exploration, the contributors collectively provide a rich source for historians, geographers, and anyone interested in the history of voyage and travel." - from the jacket

Contributors are: Daniel A. Baugh, Glyndwr Williams, Seymour Chapin, Charles L. Batten Jr., Derek Howse, and John O. Sands. 

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