The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Pacific (Penguin Reference)

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9780140254280: The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Pacific (Penguin Reference)

Through the use of historical maps the author outlines the history of the Pacific. Topics covered include: the first colonizations; the movements of the Polynesians; the voyages of Magellan and the Elizabethan circumnavigators Drake and Cavendish; Tasman's discovery of Tasmania, New Zealand and Fiji; Cook and the mapping of Australia, the discovery of Hawaii and exploration of the Arctic; Perry opening up Japan in the mid 19th century; the age of colonialism; war in the Pacific 1941-1945; the last five maps will deal with post-war events and will examine the present power of the Pacific rim.

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McEvedy, Colin
Published by Penguin Books (1998)
ISBN 10: 0140254285 ISBN 13: 9780140254280
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