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THE FATAL IMPACT - An Account of The Invasion of The South Pacific 1767-1840
THE FATAL IMPACT - An Account of The Invasion of The South Pacific 1767-1840
Author: Alan Moorehead
This 1966 book coined a term that still is used to describe disastrous impacts of more powerful cultures on weaker ones. Moorehead describes the effects of initial European contacts with Tahiti, Australia, and the Antarctic, giving special attention to the voyages of Captain Cook. Early British contacts with the Tahitians are described in fascin...  more »
ISBN: 15714
Pages: 230
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Publisher: Harper & Row
Book Type: Hardcover
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This book is a true account of the effect of the white invasion of the South pacific.


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