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Title: Distant Dominion: Britain and the Northwest Coast of North America, 1579-1809.
Description: University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, (1980), Ist edition.. 190 pp, large 8vo, HC in dust jacket. B&w illus, maps. "(T)he first comprehensive survey to examine Britian's motives for expeditions to this most distant frontier of British maritime development. It is also the first to draw the history of the coast into the general realm of Pacific history, relating its development to events in Europe, the American eastern seaboard, Australia, the Falkland Islands, and China. This entertaining book offers fresh insight into an exciting chapter of North American history." Very minor edgewear to boards. Dust jacket has very minor edgewear, spine lightly browned. NF/VG+.

Keywords: Captain Cook, George Vancouver, Exploration, Northwest, Francis Drake, British Columbia, Nootka, Nor-Westers, Explorers, Maritime, Naval History, Yuquot, Strait of Juan de Fuca, Ships, John Meares, Northwest Passage, Hudson's Bay Company, East India

Price: US$ 18.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 3542

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