Fatal Impact

Fatal Impact

by Alan Moorehead
     
 

Originally published in 1966, The Fatal Impact is written by Alan Moorehead, bestselling author of classics like The White Nile and Gallipoli. The book provides an enthralling look at Captain James Cook's three voyages to the Pacific, in search of undiscovered lands.

In each case, Moorhead has concentrated on "the fateful moment when a social

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Originally published in 1966, The Fatal Impact is written by Alan Moorehead, bestselling author of classics like The White Nile and Gallipoli. The book provides an enthralling look at Captain James Cook's three voyages to the Pacific, in search of undiscovered lands.

In each case, Moorhead has concentrated on "the fateful moment when a social capsule is broken open" and the native populations are confronted with European civilization. A tale of great and daring adventure, The Fatal Impact will keep both history buffs and general readers interested throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760719831
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/02/2000
Series:
History/Exploration Series
Pages:
250

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