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The fatal impact

Alan Moorehead

The fatal impact

an account the invasion of the South Pacific, 1767-1840

by Alan Moorehead

  • 151 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cook, James, -- 1728-1779,
  • Tahiti -- Discovery and exploration,
  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration,
  • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Moorehead.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23265498M
    LC Control Number66011888

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