An account of the European settlements in America : in six parts.

; Burke, William, 1730-1798
5th ed. with improvements.. London : Printed for J. Dodsley, 1770.

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Other Authors Burke, William, 1730-1798.
Subjects America -- Description and travel.
America -- Discovery and exploration.
Description 2 v. : fold. maps ; 2l cm.
Notes See Howes USiana B974.
Probably the joint work of Edmund and William Burke; usually attributed to the former, although he called himself merely the reviser of his kinsman's work. cf. Dict. nat. biog.
Contents I. A short history of the discovery of that part of the world. II. The manners and customs of the original inhabitants. III. Of the Spanish settlements. IV. Of the Portuguese. V. Of the French, Dutch, and Danish. VI. Of the English. Each Part contains An accurate description of the settlements in it, their extent, climate, productions, trade, genius and disposition of their inhabitants: the interests of the several powers of Europe with respect to those settlements; and their political and commercial views with regard to each other.
Geographic Area Intercontinental areas (Western Hemisphere)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)04138364
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