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Author Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Title Sea of glory : America's voyage of discovery : the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 / Nathaniel Philbrick.

Publication Info. Waterville, Me. : Thorndike ; Bath, England : Windsor, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - Large Print Materials  LARGE PRINT 910.973 PHILBRICK    Check Shelf
Edition Large print edition.
Description 797 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Note Originally published: New York : Viking, 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 741-791).
Contents The great South Sea -- The deplorable expedition -- Most glorious hopes -- At sea -- The turning point -- Commodore of the pacific -- Antarctica -- A new continent -- The cannibal isles -- Massacre at Malolo -- Mauna Loa -- The wreck of the Peacock -- Homeward bound -- Reckoning -- This thing called science -- Legacy.
Note GMD: large print.
Subject United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Ethnological expeditions -- History -- 19th century.
Ethnology -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Ethnology -- Oceania -- History -- 19th century.
Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877.
ISBN 078625856X U.S. hardcover basic permanent paper
075409555X U.K. hardcover Windsor large print permanent paper
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