The Interwoven Lives of George Vancouver, Archibald Menzies, Joseph Whidbey, and Peter Puget

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780773488571
  • Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The
  • Publication date: 1/1/1996
  • Series: Canadian Studies , #17
  • Pages: 568

Table of Contents

Ch. I Four Staunch Men 1
Ch. II The Sea Otter Determines the Future of the Pacific Coast of America 5
Ch. III Vancouver. His Early Life and Naval Career 27
Ch. IV Archibald Menzies Becomes a Botanist Explorer 45
Ch. V The Lives of Joseph Whidbey and Peter Puget Before the Voyage 65
Ch. VI The Voyage Begins 79
Ch. VII Half Way Round the World: Falmouth to New Zealand 95
Ch. VIII Tahiti Resisted 111
Ch. IX First Contacts with Sandwich Islands and New Albion 125
Ch. X The Discovery of Admiralty Inlet and Puget Sound 141
Ch. XI Proving the Insularity of Vancouver Island 163
Ch. XII Vancouver and his Spanish Friends at Nootka and in California 187
Ch. XIII Recreation, Refreshment and Repairs in the Sandwich Islands 211
Ch. XIV The Northern Survey of Summer, 1793 233
Ch. XV California 1793 255
Ch. XVI Hawaii 1794 267
Ch. XVII The Climbing of Mauna Loa 289
Ch. XVIII Alaska 1794 301
Ch. XIX Farewell to Nootka and North America 321
Ch. XX Homeward Bound 339
Ch. XXI The Vancouver Tragedy 351
Ch. XXII Joseph Whidbey, The Civil Engineer 379
Ch. XXIII Peter Puget's Naval Career After the Voyage 407
Ch. XXIV Puget the Naval Administrator 423
Ch. XXV The Later Career of Archibald Menzies in the Navy 437
Ch. XXVI Archibald Menzies: His Declining Years and His Achievements 449
Ch. XXVII Bliss was it in that Dawn to be Alive 461
Appendix I. Life and Culture of the Coastal Indians 469
Appendix II. Instructions to George Vancouver by the Commissioners for Executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain and Ireland 479
Appendix III. Archibald Menzies and Sir Joseph Banks 495
Sources 511
Bibliography 517
Index 527
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