Distant Dominion: Britain and the Northwest Coast of North America, 1579-1809

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Illustrations
Maps
Map 1. The Northwest Coast of North America and the North Pacific Region 4-5
2. Nootka Sound 56
Plates

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Plate 1. Sir Francis Drake
2. Golden Hind off Point Reyes
3. Drakes Bay, California
4. San Bias, Mexico
5. Young Woman of the Queen Charlotte Islands
6. Maquinna, Chief of the Moachat
7. Native Habitations at Yuquot, Nootka Sound
8. Resolution and Discovery Beating through the Ice North of Bering Strait. Inset: Captain James Cook
9. "Chart of the North West Coast of America ...''
10. Resolution and Discovery at Nootka Sound, 1778
11. Interior of a Native House at Nootka Sound
12. John Meares
13. Long Boat of the Felice Adventurer Encountering Native Canoes
14. Launching of the North West America
15. Captain Robert Gray
16. Columbia off Point Ellice, 1792
17. Sútil and Mexicana off Point Roberts
18. Spanish Insult to the British Flag at Nootka, 1791
19. Cayetano Valdés Florez
20. Dionisio Alcalá Galiano
21. Reputedly Captain George Vancouver
22. Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra
23. Estéban José Martínez
24. Callicum and Maquinna
25. Vancouver's Discovery Aground in Queen Charlotte Sound

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  • Distant Dominion - Britain and the Northwest Coast of North America, 1579-1809 *
  • Contents *
  • Photographic Credits *
  • Illustrations *
  • Preface *
  • 1: Tyranny of Distance *
  • 2: Pacific Probes *
  • 3: Cook's Reconnaissance *
  • 4: Spanning the Pacific *
  • 5: The Fortune Seekers *
  • 6: Beachhead of Empire *
  • 7: Imperial Dreams and False Starts *
  • 8: Conflicts of Ambition *
  • 9: Dealing with the Dons *
  • 10: The Surveyor-Diplomats *
  • 11: The Overlanders *
  • Epilogue *
  • Abbreviations *
  • Notes *
  • Note on Sources *
  • Select Bibliography *
  • Index *
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