The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville,


The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768 ➥ [Ebook] ➠ The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768 By John Dunmore ➯ – Thomashillier.co.uk The French entered the Pacific in the late 17th century, but the ocean remained largely a Spanish preserve until British navigators began to cross its vast expanse in the mid 1760s France s concerns t Journal of PDF/EPUB Ä The French entered the Pacific in the late th century, but the ocean remained largely a Spanish preserve until British navigators began to cross its vast expanse in the mid s France s concerns that Britain might establish its superiority in the area, meant they welcomed Louis de Bougainville s voyage of exploration undertaken in After handing over the colony he had established in the The Pacific PDF/EPUB or Falkland Islands to Spain, he sailed through the still relatively unknown Straits of Magellan into the poorly charted South Pacific He made a number of discoveries in the south west, but was too late to discover Tahiti, where Samuel Wallis had preceded him by less than a year Reports on Bougainville s reception there and on life in the island were to create wide interest and controversy in Pacific Journal of PDF ✓ Europe He then sailed to the Samoan Islands and on to Vanuatu, as far as the Great Barrier Reef, and north towards New Guinea and the Samoan Islands making a number of discoveries and all the while leaving his name to a number of features, the best known of which are the island of Bougainville and the Bougainvillea flower He returned home by way of the Dutch East Indies and the Indian Ocean Although Bougainville published an account of his voyage in , his original journal was published only in the present volume makes the latter text available for the first time in English translation.

    Free Unlimited eBook its superiority in the area, meant they welcomed Louis de Bougainville s voyage of exploration undertaken in After handing over the colony he had established in the The Pacific PDF/EPUB or Falkland Islands to Spain, he sailed through the still relatively unknown Straits of Magellan into the poorly charted South Pacific He made a number of discoveries in the south west, but was too late to discover Tahiti, where Samuel Wallis had preceded him by less than a year Reports on Bougainville s reception there and on life in the island were to create wide interest and controversy in Pacific Journal of PDF ✓ Europe He then sailed to the Samoan Islands and on to Vanuatu, as far as the Great Barrier Reef, and north towards New Guinea and the Samoan Islands making a number of discoveries and all the while leaving his name to a number of features, the best known of which are the island of Bougainville and the Bougainvillea flower He returned home by way of the Dutch East Indies and the Indian Ocean Although Bougainville published an account of his voyage in , his original journal was published only in the present volume makes the latter text available for the first time in English translation."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 398 pages
  • The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768
  • John Dunmore
  • 01 April 2019
  • 0904180786

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