Show More The Pacific since Magellan. Vol. III: Paradise Found and Lost by O.H.K. Spate.
Routledge, 410 pp., £40, January 1989, 0 415 02565 6Show More
Captain Bligh: The Man and his Mutinies by Gavin Kennedy.
Duckworth, 321 pp., £14.95, April 1989, 0 7156 2231 5Show More
The Sublime Savage: James Macpherson and the Poems of Ossian by Fiona Stafford.
Edinburgh, 208 pp., £22.50, November 1988, 0 85224 569 6Show More
“... and then lost. Such, in outline, is the story implicit in the third and final volume of O.H.K. Spate’s voyage through the history of The Pacific since Magellan. The narrative closes at the end of the 18th century, although his account of economic activity runs into the first quarter of the 19th. The book opens with an assessment of the controversial ...”