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Resolution : the story of Captain Cook's second voyage of discovery

Author: Peter Aughton
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A year and a day after James Cook arrived back on English soil having claimed Australia and New Zealand for the British crown, he set sail again on a three-year journey. This is a story of the crew  Read more...

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Named Person: James Cook; James Cook
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Aughton
ISBN: 0297830775 9780297830771
OCLC Number: 53388705
Description: xiv, 189 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. London and Yorkshire; 2. Resolution and Adventure; 3. Cape Town and Antarctica; 4. The Rendezvous; 5. Tropical Interlude; 6. To the Ends of the Earth; 7. Following the Footsteps; 8. The New Hebrides; 9. New Caledonia; 10. The Atlantic; Notes; Index
Responsibility: Peter Aughton.

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'Aughton's brisk, clear-eyed narrative arrestingly lets the tale speak for itself.' -- Robbie Hudson THE SUNDAY TIMES 'an enticing story of southern exploration, pierced by cannibalism and Read more...

 
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