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James Cook and the exploration of the Pacific

Author: Adrienne L Kaeppler; Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.; Universität Göttingen. Institut für Ethnologie.; Museum für Völkerkunde (Austria); Bernisches Historisches Museum.; et al
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2009.
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Captain Cook's three voyages - James Cook's navy - A New Zealand Maori perspective - Australian perspective - Vanuatu perspective - Hawaiian perspective - Death of Cook - Enlightenment - Endeavour - Encounter - Catalogue.
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook; James Cook
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrienne L Kaeppler; Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.; Universität Göttingen. Institut für Ethnologie.; Museum für Völkerkunde (Austria); Bernisches Historisches Museum.; et al
ISBN: 9780500515167 0500515166
OCLC Number: 432406923
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition James Cook and the exploration of the Pacific, organized by the Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (28 August 2009 to 28 February 2010) in cooperation with the Institut für Ethnologie der Universität Göttingen, the Museum für Völkerkunde, Vienna (10 May to 13 September 2010) and the Historisches Museum Bern (7 October 2010 to 13 February 2011)"--T.p. verso.
Also published in German under title: James Cook und die Entdeckung der Südsee.
Description: 276 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Captain Cook's three voyages of enlightenment / Adrienne L. Kaeppler --
James Cook's navy / Nigel Rigby --
A New Zealand Maori perspective : Cook's three voyages to Aotearoa between 1768 and 1779 / Paul Tapsell --
The Australian perspective on Cook / Maria Nugent and Jenny Newell --
The Vanuatu perspective on Cook / David Luders --
History through our eyes - the Hawaiian persepctive / Rocky K. Jensen and Lucia Tarallo Jensen --
The death of Cook / Anne Salmond --
Communication structures among European scholars in the age of enlightenment / Hans Erich Bödeker --
The Enlightenment : programme, movement, era / Oliver R. Scholz --
Botany in the age of enlightenment / H. Walter Lack --
Zoology in the age of enlightenment / Rainer Willmann --
Enlightened ethnographic collections / Adrienne L. Kaeppler --
Joseph Bans (1743-1820) / Jeremy Coote --
Johann Reinhold and Georg Forster / Dieter Heintze --
John Webber - painter and collector / Thomas Psota --
James Burney and his collection in the cabinet of curiosities in Barby / Stephan Augustin --
Astronomy - the transit of Venus / Gloria Clifton --
Navigation in the 18th century / Richard Dunn --
James Cook and late 18th-century geography and cartography / Gillian Hutchinson --
Life on voard / Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin --
Enlightened encounters in the unknown Pacific / Adrienne L. Kaeppler --
Forster's observations in the South Seas / Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin --
Revisioning gender and sexuality on Cook's voyages in the Pacific / Margaret Jolly --
Conflicts, tragic moments and violence / Gundolf Krüger --
James Cook in America / Christian Feest --
The artists on James Cook's expeditions / Rüdiger Joppien --
Catalogue.
Responsibility: [curatorial team, Adrienne L. Kaeppler, head ; Christian Feest ... et al.].

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Captain James Cook (1728-1779) is renowned for leading three expeditions into the vast and uncharted waters of the Pacific Ocean. This book documents Cooks voyages and presents around 500 original  Read more...

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