Northwest Coast: British Navigation, Trade and Discoveries to 1812 Barry M. Gough

ISBN: 9781283225946

Published: May 9th 2014

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272 pages


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Northwest Coast: British Navigation, Trade and Discoveries to 1812  by  Barry M. Gough

Northwest Coast: British Navigation, Trade and Discoveries to 1812 by Barry M. Gough
May 9th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 272 pages | ISBN: 9781283225946 | 8.77 Mb

The Northwest Coast documents Britains rise to pre-eminence in this far-flung corner of the empire. It shows how the relentless activities of its commercial interests, the adroit use of its naval power, and the steely resolve of its diplomatsMoreThe Northwest Coast documents Britains rise to pre-eminence in this far-flung corner of the empire. It shows how the relentless activities of its commercial interests, the adroit use of its naval power, and the steely resolve of its diplomats secured British claims to dominion and rights to trade along the Northwest Coast.

Written by a leading maritime scholar and based on fresh research into known manuscripts and printed works on Pacific trade and exploration, this book incorporates new interpretations on exploration and commercial activity in this area.



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