A History of Geographical Discovery: In the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

A History of Geographical Discovery: In the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

by Edward Heawood

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ISBN-13: 9781107600492
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/26/2012
Pages: 500
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The Arctic regions, 1550-1625; 2. The East Indies, 1600-25; 2. The East Indies, 1600-1700; 3. Australia and the Pacific, 1605-42; 4. North America, 1600-1700; 5. Northern and Central Asia, 1600-1750; 6. Africa, 1600-1700; 8. The South Seas, 1650-1750; 9. The Pacific Ocean, 1764-80; 10. Russian discoveries in the North-East, 1700-1800; 11. The Northern Pacific, 1780-1800; 12. The Southern Pacific, 1786-1800; 13. The French and British in North America, 1700-1800; 14. Spanish and Portuguese America, 1700-1800; Conclusion; Supplementary notes; Index.

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