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Histoire générale des voyages par Dumont D'Urville, D'Orbigny, Eyriès et A. Jacobs

Histoire générale des voyages par Dumont D'Urville, D'Orbigny, Eyriès et A. Jacobs

Volume 1. Voyage autour du Monde

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Maritime Exploration

  • Date Published: November 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108039093

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  • This four-volume collection was issued by the Paris publisher Furne in the mid-nineteenth century to showcase the adventures and discoveries of recent French explorers. In Volumes 1 and 2 the naval officer Jules Dumont d'Urville (1790–1842) presents a lightly fictionalised account based on his first two voyages to the Pacific on board the Coquille (renamed L'Astrolabe for the second voyage). This was intended for a wider audience and offered at a more affordable price than the large-format scientific expedition reports produced for the French government. The work, illustrated with engravings, was originally published in 1832, but the printings by Furne reissued here date from 1863 and 1859 respectively. Volume 1 describes the voyage through the Atlantic to the Cape of Good Hope, and focuses on South and South-East Asia, China and Hawaii, covering natural history, indigenous culture, and colonial commerce. It ends with the ship's arrival in French Polynesia.

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    • Date Published: November 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108039093
    • length: 618 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 32 mm
    • weight: 0.97kg
    • contains: 22 b/w illus. 1 map
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Toulon. Iles Baléares
    2. Côtes d'Espagne. Gibraltar
    3. Tarifa. Tanger. Madère
    4. Iles Canaries
    5. Sénégambie et Sénégal
    6. Iles du Cap-Vert. Passage de la Ligne. Ile de la Trinité
    7. Rio-Janeiro. Ile de Tristan d'Acunha
    8. Cap de Bonne-Espérance
    9. Ile de France
    10. Ile Bourbon
    11. Ile de Madagascar
    12. Archipel des Seychelles. Iles Maldives
    13. Ile de Ceylan
    14. Presqu'île de l'Inde. Pondichéry
    15. Possessions anglaises. Madras
    16. Coringui. Yanaoun. Jaggernaut
    17. Calcutta
    18. Calcutta. Religion indienne
    19. Compagnie anglaise des Indes
    20. Histoire naturelle de l'Hindoustan
    21. Sumatra
    [no 22]
    23. Poulo-Penang. Malacca. Sincapour
    24. Royaume de Siam. Banckock
    25. Banckock. Histoire et géographie du royaume de Siam
    26. Cochinchine. Poulo-Condor. Saigong
    27. Cochinchine. Touranne. Hué
    28. Cochinchine. Histoire et géographie
    29. Philippines. Manille
    30. Luçon. Courses dans l'ile. Province d'Ilocos. Lac de la Lagune
    31. Philippines. Histoire depuis la conquête
    32. Philippines. Géographie
    33. Chine. Macao
    34. Chine. Route de Macao à Canton
    35. Chine. Canton. Les trois villes
    36. Chine. Canton. Le Houpou. Les Hanistes
    37. Chine. Ses rapports avec les Européens. Missionnaires. Ambassades
    38. Chine. Histoire naturelle, gouvernement, religion, moeurs, lois, littérature, sciences, arts
    39. Départ de Canton. Formose. Liou-Tcheou
    40. Liou-Tcheou. Histoire, géographie et moeurs
    41. Japon. Nangasaki
    42. Japon. Yedo
    43. Japon. Relations des européens avec cet empire. Missionnaires. Christianisme au Japon. Ambassades
    44. Japon. Résumé général. Géographie. Histoire. Lois, moeurs, sciences, arts, industrie, commerce. Religion
    45. Traversée du Japon aux îles Hawaii (vulgairement Sandwich)
    46. Iles Hawaii. Oahou
    47. Ile d'Hawaii. Hawaii
    48. Excursion au volcan de Kirau-Ea
    49. Fin du séjour à Hawaii
    50. Description générale des îles Hawaii
    51. Histoire des îles Hawaii
    52. Population, moeurs, coutumes, religion
    53. Traversée des îles Hawaii à Nouka-Hiva. Séjour à Nouka-Hiva
    54. Nouka-Hiva. Géographie. Habitants et productions.

  • Authors

    Jules-Sébastien-César Dumont d'Urville

    Alcide Dessalines d'Orbigny

    Jean Baptiste Benoit Eyriès

    Alfred Jacobs

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