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Dampier's monkey : the South Seas voyages of William Dampier, Including William Dampier's unpublished journal / Adrian Mitchell. (2010)

Authors: Mitchell, Adrian, 1941-, Dampier, William, 1652-1715.
Publisher:Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 60 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 58 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Mitchell, Adrian, 1941-
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xiv, 545 p. : ill., facsims. ; 23 cm.
Summary:
  • Examines the late-17th century ways of comprehending an expanding world by re-evaluating the travel narratives of the buccaneer William Dampier. Included in this book is Dampier's journal of his voyage in the South Seas from 1681 to 1691, complete with his annotations and illustrations, published here for the first time.
Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Dampier's Monkey
  • 1.The Lead Line
  • 2.In Medias Res
  • 3.The Far Vestigial Sea
  • 4.The Thing Which Was Not
  • 5.Trying Times
  • 6.Trading Places
  • 7.Troubled Waters
  • 8.Closing the Book
  • Appendix: Linguistic Piracy in the Southern Seas
  • Notes
  • Biographical Notes
  • William Dampier's Journal
  • William Dampier's Journal (Sloane MS 3236).
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Notes:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 9781862547599 (pbk.)
  • 9781862549197 (pbk)
Dewey Number:
  • 910.92
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 45616836
  • 45616836
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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