1. Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth.

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Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth. Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society 1846–1996. With a complete List of the Society’s Publications. Edited by R. C. Bridges and P. E. H. Hair, 2nd series, 183, 1996.

This collection is an indispensable source for the history of the Society and, in particular, the editing of its publications. There are several excellent contributions of particular relevance to the India volumes: Tony Campbell, R. H. Major and the British Museum; R. J. Bingle, Henry Yule: India and Cathay; Ann Savours, Clements Markham: longest serving Officer, most prolific Editor; C. F. Beckingham, William Foster and the Records of the India Office.

Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth


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