Historical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of the Pacific Islands

Historical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of the Pacific Islands

by Max Quanchi, John Robson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810853959
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/18/2005
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Discovery and Exploration Series , #2
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.76(h) x 1.03(d)

About the Author

Max Quanchi teaches Pacific History at Queensland University of Technology and has written extensively on the history of the Pacific Islands. John Robson is the Map Librarian at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, president of the New Zealand Map Society, and New Zealand representative for the Hakluyt Society.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Editor's Foreword Part 2 Preface Part 3 List of Maps Part 4 Pacific Islands and Their First European Visitors Part 5 Chronologies Part 6 Maps Part 7 Introduction Part 8 THE DICTIONARY Part 9 Bibliography Part 10 Appendix: Associations, Libraries, and Societies Part 11 About the Authors

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