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Voyages of Discovery: Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific

Lynne Withey - 1989 - History - Limited preview
Withey's book enthrallingly combines true adventure, history and biography in the three Pacific voyages of Captain James Cook to show how, in the second half of the 18th century, popular interest in science and exploration merged to make possible ...

The ship: retracing Cook's Endeavour voyage

Simon Baker - 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
"The Ship" tells the remarkable story of Captain James Cook's voyage on the "Endeavour, " describing what happened when a team of volunteers boarded a replica of the ship to retrace a stretch of the route from Australia to Indonesia. 150 ...

Cook: The Extraordinary Sea Voyages of Captain James Cook

Nicholas Thomas - 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
An in-depth chronicle of Captain James Cook's three historic voyages recounts his expeditions charting the eastern Australian coast, exploring the northwest coast of North America, circumnavigating New Zealand, and discovering many Pacific ...

The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's ...

Anne Salmond - 2003 - History - No preview available
The extraordinary story of Captain Cook's encounters with the Polynesian Islanders is retold here in bold, vivid style, capturing the complex (and sometimes sexual) relationships between the explorers and the Islanders as well as the unresolved ...

Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

Tony Horwitz - 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
Documents the three high-adventure voyages of Captain James Cook, who between 1768 and 1779 mapped a final third of the globe that was previously uncharted.

Captain Cook: A Legacy Under Fire

Vanessa Collingridge - 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
Part biography, part historical mystery, this book spans the centuires to find the truth in Captain Cook's legacy.

Captain Cook: The Life, Death and Legacy of History's Greatest Explorer

Vanessa Collingridge - 2003 - Australia - No preview available
"A uniquely woven story encompassing three separate centuries and three different lives. aptain Cook, best known for his heroic voyages through the Pacific Ocean, is brought to life in vivid detail. We follow his humble beginnings as the son of a ...

The Fatal Voyage: Captain Cook's Last Great Journey

Peter Aughton - 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
It is no longer possible for any ship to cross the Pacific Ocean without encountering the ghost of Captain without encountering the ghost of Captain Cook and his voyages are the stuff of maritime legend.


Rob Mundle - 2013 - Cook James - No preview available
Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers of all time - only the acclaimed fifteenth-century explorers, Christopher Columbus and Vasco da Gama, can stand with him. This book explores the life and travels of James Cook in a ...

The Life of Captain James Cook

John Cawte Beaglehole - 1974 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
An authority on Pacific exploration analyzes the major influences on Cook's character and assesses his role and achievements as an explorer and seaman