The Northwest Coast

The Northwest Coast

British Navigation, Trade, and Discoveries to 1812

Book - 1992
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The Northwest Coast documents Britain's rise topre-eminence in this far-flung corner of the empire. It shows how therelentless activities of its commercial interests, the adroit use ofits naval power, and the steely resolve of its diplomats securedBritish claims to dominion and rights to trade along the NorthwestCoast. Written by a leading maritime scholar and based on freshresearch into known manuscripts and printed works on Pacific trade andexploration, this book incorporates new interpretations on explorationand commercial activity in this area.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1992.
ISBN: 9780774803991
Characteristics: xiv, 265 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Gough, Barry M. Distant dominion.
Alternative Title: Distant dominion


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