Background To Discovery


 expand sectionI  Seapower and Science:  The Motives for Pacific Exploration
  II  The Achievement of the English Voyages, 1650-1800
  III  The Men from Across La Manche: French Voyages, 1660-1790
 collapse sectionIV  Literary Responses to the Eighteenth-Century Voyages
 The Traveler As Hero
 The Traveler As Scientist
 The Scientific Approach to Geology
 The Scientific Approach to Human Nature
 expand sectionV  Navigation and Astronomy in the Voyages
  VI  The Sailor's Perspective: British Naval Topographic Artists

 expand sectionNotes
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