Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, c1966.
Attractive edition in Near Fine condition, page edges little soiled in a Very Good+, clipped and lightly edge-worn dustjacket.
The Fatal Impact is a history of the invasion of the South Pacific in the late eighteenth century. Moorehead, a historian and journalist, tells the story of the British, French, Spanish, and American forces who fought in a series of brutal and bloody wars for control of the islands. He describes the strategies and tactics used by the various commanders, and the devastating effects of the war on the people of the Pacific islands. The Fatal Impact is an important book for anyone interested in the history of the Pacific Islands, or in the origins of the Pacific War.; 230 pages.