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The Resource Bold captains : trans-pacific exploration and trade: 1780-1830, Rhys Richards

Bold captains : trans-pacific exploration and trade: 1780-1830, Rhys Richards

Label
Bold captains : trans-pacific exploration and trade: 1780-1830
Title
Bold captains
Title remainder
trans-pacific exploration and trade: 1780-1830
Statement of responsibility
Rhys Richards
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"...In one generation, from 1780 to 1830, the early traders were often explorers themselves. This book explores how 25 colourful but barely-known traders expanded Pacific trade"--Back cover
Cataloging source
NZ1
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Richards, Rhys
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shipping
  • Ship captains
  • Commerce
  • Fur trade
  • Fur traders
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Voyages and travels
Label
Bold captains : trans-pacific exploration and trade: 1780-1830, Rhys Richards
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Volume I -- Simon Metcalfe: The American fur trader before the Columbia -- Captain Henry Barber and the Sitka massacre -- Captain Roger Simpson and the Bass Islands -- Rev. John Howel: editor, historian, merchant trader, and 'dis-coverer' of Alamagan -- Captain George Lamport, fur trader -- Mr Robert Gardin, supercargo: a fur trading contemporary of the Spanish explorer Malaspina -- Ebenezer Dorr and Sons of Boston -- The journal of the Polly: Captain Kilby, a Boston fur trader on the North West Coast in 1801 -- William Hutchings: a Boston merchant trading for the Dutch in Japan in 1800 -- Volume II -- Trans-Pacific exploration and trade: Chart of ships and masters -- Abraham Bristow: whaling master and trans-Pacific explorer -- Robert Rhodes: master chart maker, master whaler but a financial disaster -- Captain Samuel B. Edes: a discoverer but not a 'dis-coverer' with castaways, Barratry and the Feejee Mermaid -- Captain Caleb Brintnall of New Haven: seals, silks and teas; guns and silver -- Captain Cornelius Sowle of Providence 1769-1818 -- Captain Louis Charles Ruault Coutance: French Naval Officer, privateer and trans-Pacific trader -- Benjamin Burnett Kelly: an American pirate
Control code
on1013839937
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
2 volumes (589 pages)
Isbn
9780473405199
Isbn Type
(Volume II)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1013839937
Label
Bold captains : trans-pacific exploration and trade: 1780-1830, Rhys Richards
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Volume I -- Simon Metcalfe: The American fur trader before the Columbia -- Captain Henry Barber and the Sitka massacre -- Captain Roger Simpson and the Bass Islands -- Rev. John Howel: editor, historian, merchant trader, and 'dis-coverer' of Alamagan -- Captain George Lamport, fur trader -- Mr Robert Gardin, supercargo: a fur trading contemporary of the Spanish explorer Malaspina -- Ebenezer Dorr and Sons of Boston -- The journal of the Polly: Captain Kilby, a Boston fur trader on the North West Coast in 1801 -- William Hutchings: a Boston merchant trading for the Dutch in Japan in 1800 -- Volume II -- Trans-Pacific exploration and trade: Chart of ships and masters -- Abraham Bristow: whaling master and trans-Pacific explorer -- Robert Rhodes: master chart maker, master whaler but a financial disaster -- Captain Samuel B. Edes: a discoverer but not a 'dis-coverer' with castaways, Barratry and the Feejee Mermaid -- Captain Caleb Brintnall of New Haven: seals, silks and teas; guns and silver -- Captain Cornelius Sowle of Providence 1769-1818 -- Captain Louis Charles Ruault Coutance: French Naval Officer, privateer and trans-Pacific trader -- Benjamin Burnett Kelly: an American pirate
Control code
on1013839937
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
2 volumes (589 pages)
Isbn
9780473405199
Isbn Type
(Volume II)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1013839937

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