The Island World of the Pacific Ocean (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, 26.10.2017 - 376 Seiten
Excerpt from The Island World of the Pacific Ocean
Some years ago, 1t was the author's privilege to become interested, in a small way, in trade with the South Sea. Although not of great personal profit or benefit at the time, so many and varied were the commercial interests presented, that a journal was kept, of the ups and downs of trade and adventures among the Pacific Islands. These notes by the way side, are merged in the following pages.
From the movements taking place among the great maritime powers of the world, England, Ger many, France and America, in regard to the islands of the Pacific Ocean, with all of which the intelligent reader is familiar, the author is strengthened in the hope that a work relating to a region of such vast prospective benefits to the United States, and the world at large, may be read with some degree of interest as well as profit.
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