A Life On The Ocean Wave (Paperback)
  • A Life On The Ocean Wave (Paperback)
zoom

A Life On The Ocean Wave (Paperback)

(author), (volume editor), (volume editor)
£30.95
Paperback 364 Pages / Published: 31/03/1998
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Encounters with cannibals, convicts and pirates were just some of the highlights of eleven long journeys under sail Captain George Bayly made around the world in the early nineteenth century.The journal Captain Bayly kept of his travels is notable for the historical significance of his voyages, and the writer's eye for a good story. It contains eyewitness accounts of the transportation of male and female convicts to Australia, the voyage of British immigrants to the ill-fated settlement attempted by Thomas Peel near Perth, hostilities between Maoris and Europeans, and trading voyages to and from China.Captain Bayly's stories of typhoons, floods, heroic rescues, shipboard quarrels and deaths give the book appeal to a wide audience. The journal's depiction of the infant Australian settlements as just part of a widely-flung network of British colonial outposts in the nineteenth century also provide an insight into the nation's economic development.

Publisher: Melbourne University Press
ISBN: 9780522847611
Number of pages: 364
Weight: 582 g
Dimensions: 233 x 152 x 30 mm

You may also be interested in...

A Ladybird Book About Donald Trump
Added to basket
Dead at First Sight
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Body
Added to basket
£25.00   £18.99
Hardback
My Sister, the Serial Killer
Added to basket
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
Added to basket
Girl, Woman, Other
Added to basket
£16.99   £13.99
Hardback
Me
Added to basket
Me
£25.00   £12.50
Hardback
Frostheart
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Handmaid's Tale
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
I, Robot
Added to basket
£20.00   £15.99
Hardback
The Mirror & the Light
Added to basket
£25.00   £18.00
Hardback
The Mirror & the Light
Added to basket
Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas
Added to basket
The Mirror & the Light
Added to basket
The Order of the Day
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.