Fb2 In the Wake of Cook: Exploration, Science and Empire, 1780-1801 ePub
by David Mackay
|Publisher:||Croom Helm Ltd; First Edition edition (April 18, 1985)|
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Originally published in 1985. This book traces the explorations and achievements of those who undertook missions of this kind, as extensions of their patrons' eyes, as it were.
Originally published in 1985. Specimens of plants and fauna were to be collected, and useful products noted.
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eBook Rental from £1. 0. List of Maps; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Part One; 1. Introduction: Exploration, Science and Empire in the Late Eighteenth Century 2. The Rediscovery of the Southern Oceans 3. Fur Traders in the North Pacific 4. Government Interest in the North Pacific; Part Two; 5. Food for Slaves 6. The Empire and the Cotton Industry 7. Science and the East Indian Empire; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index. Author(s) Bio. David Mackay. We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.
After the epoch-making voyages of exploration of Captain Cook, a series of further .
After the epoch-making voyages of exploration of Captain Cook, a series of further exploratory missions was financed by th. Originally published in 1985. The commercial possibilities - of cotton, furs, foodstuffs, and other products - were exploited to the full, and the achievements of science thus helped to strengthen the imperial effort.
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Chapters include: The rediscovery of the southern oceans fur traders in the North Pacific Government in the North Pacific Food for slaves The Empire and the cotton industry Science and the East Indian Empire Bibliography, index, maps.
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Authors: MacKay, David. Number Of Pages: 228. Weight: 382 grams. Science, Exploration, Cooking, Government. Read full description. See details and exclusions. See all 9 brand new listings.
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