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Voyages of Delusion The Quest for the Northwest Passage

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ISBN-10: 0300098669

ISBN-13: 9780300098662

Edition: 2003

Authors: Glyn Williams

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List price: $77.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 2/8/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430

Glyn Williams is Professor Emeritus of History at Queen Mary & Westfield College, the University of London, & specializes in the history of exploration. He is the author of "The Voyages of Captain Cook," "The Great South Sea: English Voyages & Encounters 1570-1750," & "Ruling Britannia: A Political History of Britain 1688-1988." He lives in Kent, England.

List of Illustrations and Maps
Introduction
To Hudson Bay
Dead Man's Island: The Doomed Voyage of James Knight
A Passage to California
The Controversial Voyage of Christopher Middleton
The Maritime Philosopher's Stone
The Disputatious Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith
A Parliamentary Inquiry and its Aftermath
The Edge of a Frozen Sea
The Pacific Approach
Maps, Hoaxes and Projects
The Puzzling Voyage of James Cook
Entering the Labyrinth
Last Hopes
Conclusion
Voyages of the Imagination
The Voyage of Juan de Fuca
The Voyage of Batholomew de Fonte
The Voyage of Lorenzo Ferrer Maldonado
App. II: Sources
Index