Book Review-‘Chasing a Dream: The exploration of the Imaginary Pacific’ by J. Dunmore

By Bill Jones, published November 2020

Abstract

John Dunmore has impeccable credentials for authorship of this volume. A prolific author of over 30 volumes, including biographies and journals of significant Pacific explorers such as Jean-Francois de La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Surville and Louis de Bougainville, and the recipient of many awards including the Legion d’Honneur for his contribution to French scholarship, he has had a long career in researching the opening of the Pacific by European seafarers from the sixteenth century onwards…

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Pacific
Subjects include: Science & Exploration

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