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Captain James Cook and his times

Author: Robin Fisher; Hugh J M Johnston
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Captain James Cook and his times.
Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 1979
(OCoLC)557995263
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook; James Cook; James Cook; James Cook
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Fisher; Hugh J M Johnston
ISBN: 0888942303 9780888942302 0709900503 9780709900504
OCLC Number: 28991100
Description: 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Robin Fisher and Hugh Johnston --
A presiding genius of exploration : Banks, Cook and Empire, 1767-1805 / David Mackay --
Alexander Dalrymple and Captain Cook: the creative interplay of two careers / Howard T. Fry --
Myth and reality: James Cook and the theoretical geography of Northwest America / Glyndwr Williams --
Cook and the Nootka / Robin Fisher --
The Spanish reaction to Cook's third voyage / Christon I. Archer --
Cook's reputation in Russia / Terence Armstrong --
Medical aspects and consequences of Cook's voyages / Sir James Watt --
Cook's posthumous reputation / Bernard Smith --
The artistic bequest of Captain Cook's voyages / Rüdiger Joppien --
Two centuries' perceptions of James Cook : George Forster to Beaglehole / Michael E. Hoare.
Responsibility: edited by Robin Fisher & Hugh Johnston.

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