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240 pages
The Lutterworth Press
Paperback (April 2024)
ISBN-13 9780718897208
ISBN-10 071889720X
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Asian and Pacific Studies
A Draught of the South Land
Mapping New Zealand from Tasman to Cook
by Paul Moon
The story of how the map of New Zealand emerged is a fascinating one. The first full map of the continent was published in London in 1773, which might seem the natural starting point, but over the preceding show more
   about the author

Paul Moon, ONZM, is Professor of History at Auckland University of Technology, and his research focuses on nineteenth-century New Zealand and the philosophies of colonisation. He has doctorates in literature show more
   table of contents

List of Illustrations
1. Cartography and the Age of Discovery
2. The VOC and Dutch Batavia
3. Abel Janszoon Tasman
4. 'The Intelligence Empire': Seventeenth-Century Dutch Exploration of the South Pacific

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"This comprehensive, engaging study highlights how curiosity and ambition drove the pioneering navigational achievements of two brilliant seamen, alongside the development of cartography as a strategic show more
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