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Pacific empires

essays in honour of Glyndwr Williams

by

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Ocean,
  • Pacific Area,
  • Northwest Coast of North America
    • Subjects:
    • Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration.,
    • Pacific Area -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Pacific Area -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Northwest Coast of North America -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Alan Frost and Jane Samson.
      ContributionsFrost, Alan, 1943-, Samson, Jane, 1962-, Williams, Glyndwr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU20 .P29 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 334 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3532520M
      ISBN 100774807571, 077480758X
      LC Control Number2001430779
      OCLC/WorldCa41389730


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