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Madness, Betrayal and the Lash: The Epic Voyage of Captain George Vancouver
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Genre: History
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1st ed. of "Madness, Betrayal and the Lash: The Epic Voyage of Captain George Vancouver".
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Number of pages: 390
Language: English


From 1792 to 1795, George Vancouver sailed the Pacific as the captain of his own expedition � and as an agent of imperial ambition.

To map a place is to control it, and Britain had its eyes on Americas Pacific coast. And map it Vancouver did. His voyage was one of history�s greatest feats of maritime daring, discovery, and diplomacy, and his marine survey of Hawaii and th