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Cook : the extraordinary voyages of Captain James Cook

Autor Nicholas Thomas
Vydavatel: New York : Walker & Co., 2003.
Vydání/formát:   book : Biography : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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This book is the definitive chronicle of the three world-changing voyages made by Captain James Cook in the 1770s - voyages which substantially recast the known shape of the globe.
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Žánr/forma: Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Biography
Osoba: James Cook; James Cook
Typ materiálu: Biography
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Nicholas Thomas
ISBN: 0802714129 9780802714121
OCLC číslo: 52858507
Poznámky: Published simultaneously under the title: Discoveries : the voyages of Captain James Cook.
Popis: xxxvii, 467 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Obsahy: Introduction --
History's man --
1. England's Atlantic --
Cook's maps ; Banks's books --
2. To the South Sea --
Punished Henry Stephens seaman ; As miserable a set of people as are this day upon Earth ; As favourable to our purpose as we could wish ; In order to seize upon the people ; He was laughed at by the Indians ; Alarming and I may say terrible circumstance ; Calamitous situation we are at present in ; My intentions certainly were not criminal --
3. Towards the South Pole --
Inhospitable parts I am going to ; Mingling my tears with hers ; We are the innocent cause of this war ; Varieties of the human species ; Southern hemisphere sufficiently explored ; Now I am going to be confined --
4. To the North Pacific --
I allow because I cannot prevent it ; Act that I cannot account for ; They may fear, but never love us ; Squalls and rain and so dark ; Dream that we could not reconcile ourselves to --
Epilogue : Cook's afterlives.
Jiné tituly: Extraordinary voyages of Captain James Cook
Odpovědnost: Nicholas Thomas.
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This book is the definitive chronicle of the three world-changing voyages made by Captain James Cook in the 1770s - voyages which substantially recast the known shape of the globe.

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