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The Buccaneer Explorer: William Dampier's Voyages
William Dampier (1651-1715) is the most remarkable seaman that England produced in the century and a half between Drake and Captain Cook. They each circumnavigated the world once; Dampier did so three times. He commanded the first government-funded voyage of discovery with a specific mission to report on matters of government and science. A good seaman, but a bad commander ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published March 23rd 2008 by Boydell Press
(first published 2005)
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