The Great South Sea: English Voyages and Encounters, 1570-1750
Yale University Press, 1997 - 300 páginas
From the 16th to the 18th centuries, English buccaneers, privateers and naval expeditions sought fame and fortune in the distant reaches of the South Sea. Glyndwr Williams, a leading expert on Pacific Ocean exploration, draws on numerous documents to investigate these maritime adventures and how they were described in popular accounts of the time. 42 illustrations.
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THE GREAT SOUTH SEA: English Voyages and Encounters, 1570-1750Crítica de los usuarios - Kirkus
An intriguing and elegant history of European adventures, real and otherwise, in the South Seas during the 16th to 18th centuries, from Williams (History/Univ. of London). For all his references and ... Leer comentario completo