Voyages and Beaches: Pacific Encounters, 1769-1840
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352pp. April 1999
Voyages and Beaches: Pacific Encounters, 1769-1840
Editor: Calder, Alex; Lamb, Jonathan; Orr, Bridget;
What actually happened as Europeans and peoples of the Pacific discovered each other? How have their respective senses of the past influenced their understanding of the present? And what are the consequences of their meeting?

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"A powerful work of revisionism and a substantial contribution to scholarship" --The American Neptune 61 (2001)

"A collection of wonderfully nuanced, insightful and provocative essays that advances significantly the study of Pacific pasts"

Editor: Calder, Alex; Lamb, Jonathan; Orr, Bridget;
Alex Calder is senior lecturer in the English Department of the University of Auckland. Jonathan Lamb is professor of eighteenth-century literature at Princeton University. Bridget Orr is assistant profes



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