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Imaginary worlds, David Mackay and Lydia Wevers

The Southern Land, Known Gabriel de Foigny, David Fausett (trans and ed) Syracuse University Press, no price given ISBN 08156 25715 Writing the New World. Imaginary Voyages and Utopias of the Great Southern Land David Fausett Syracuse University Press, no…
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An old‑fashioned life, David Mackay

Captain James Cook: A Biography Richard Hough Hodder & Stoughton, $54.95 Explorers do not always present easy subjects for biographers. Often the central achievements take up a relatively small portion of their lives and the doggedness and perseverance required for…
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