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The Fatal Impact: An account of the invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840, Moorehead, Alan
1 Moorehead, Alan The Fatal Impact: An account of the invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
The Reprint Society 1967 Paperback Very Good Very Good Illustrated in black-and-white 
Slight stain on front of wrapper and front board. the study of the invasion of the South Pacific between 1767 and 1840. During those years, so-called western civilization came up against primeval innocence in Tahiti, Australia and the Antarctic. In each case, good intentions were to lead to disaster, corruption and annihilation; and, ironically, in each case it was Cook, one of the greatest and certainly the most humane explorer of his day, who was to cause the fatal impact 230 pp. including appendix, bibliography and comprehensive index. 548130 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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