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Surveying the Seas: Establishing the Sea Routes to the East Indies

Andrew S. Cook

in Cartographies of Travel and Navigation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226010748
eISBN:
9780226010786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010786.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on sea travel and the sailing ship. It considers a turning point in the history of British hydrography, namely the efforts begun by Alexander Dalrymple to consolidate and ... More


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