Meta incognita / a discourse of discovery : Martin Frobisher's Arctic expeditions, 1576-1578 / edited by Thomas H.B. Symons with the assistance of Stephen alsford and Chris Kitzan.
Contributor(s): Frobisher, Martin, Sir | Alsford, Stephen | Kitzan, Chris | Canadian Museum of CivilizationLanguage: English Series: Directorate paper / Canadian Museum of Civilization ; 10Publisher: Hull, Québec : Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1999.Description: 2v. : ill., maps, 18 col. plates ; 28cm.ISBN: 066017507X
Includes bibl. notes. - Contents: Vol. 1 (M35407); Vol. 2 (M35408). - Contents: Vol. 1. Introduction / T.H.B. Symons; The archival research task force / Sir Ian Gourlay; Frobisher in the context of early English exploration / David Quinn; A narrative of Frobisher's Arctic voyages / Ann Savours; "A right heroicall heart" / James McDermott; Michael Lock, mercer and merchant adventurer / J. McDermott; The Company of Cathay / J. McDermott; The cartographic lure of the northwest passage / R.I. Ruggles; The medical climate of Frobisher's England / Sir James Watt; John Dee's role / W.H. Sherman; Vol. 2. Frobisher's ships / Ian Friel; Cathay and the way hither: the navigation / J. McDermott, D.W. Waters; Speculative ambitions and the reputations of Frobisher's metallurgists / Robert Baldwin; Methods of assaying ore and their application in the Frobisher ventures / B. Allaire; The construction of the Dartford furnaces / J. McDermott; How strange is a stranger? A survey of opportunities for Inuit-European contact before 1576 / Kirsten A. Seaver; The captured "countrey people": their depiction and medical history / A. Savours, Sir James Watt; Baffin Island walrus mandibles and iron blooms / K.A. Seaver; Martin Frobisher, the Spaniards and a 16th century northern spy / B. Allaire, D. Hogarth; French reaction to the Northwest voyages and the assays by Geoffrey Le Brumen of the Frobisher ore / B. Allaire; The medical record of the Frobisher voyages / Sir James Watt.