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Record #96185:

The Wilkes expedition: framework for American expansionism. The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 / Roberta A. Sprague.

Title: The Wilkes expedition: framework for American expansionism. The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 / Roberta A. Sprague.
Author(s): Sprague, Roberta A.
Date: 1988.
Abstract: Suggests that this expedition represents of earliest moves of United States geopolitical and commercial expansion into Pacific region. Focuses on expedition's activities in this region rather than Antarctica.
Notes:

Unpublished thesis submitted to Graduate Division of University of Hawaii in partial fulfilment of requirements for M.A. in History.

Keywords: 327 -- International relations.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1838-42 Wilkes.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*80) -- Southern Ocean.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-THE: 1988[Spr]
SPRI record no.: 96185

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