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The Travelers' World: Europe to the Pacific

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In a beautifully crafted narrative that transports the reader from the salons of Europe to the shores of Tahiti, Harry Liebersohn examines the transformation of global knowledge during the great age of scientific exploration. He moves beyond the traditional focus on British and French travelers to include Germans, Russians, and some Americans, as well as the Tahitian, Hawa ...more
Paperback, 380 pages
Published March 31st 2008 by Harvard University Press (first published March 31st 2006)
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