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The European discovery, rediscovery and exploration of the Solomon Islands, 1568-1838

Jack-Hinton, Colin


This thesis is an attempt to trace the history of the European discovery, rediscovery and exploration of the islands lying immediately to the east of New Guinea which became known after their discovery by the attractive if historically inaccurate name Islands of Solomon. It attempts to narrate the story of the successive voyages to the archipelago in some detail, reconstructing the routes followed and identifying the landfalls made, and further attempts to relate those voyages to the background...[Show more]

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Date published: 1962
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70edac31688


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