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Science and exploration in the Pacific : European voyages to the southern oceans in the eighteenth century

Author: Margarette Lincoln; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain); Endeavour II (Ship)
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : Boydell Press in association with the National Maritime Museum, 1998.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Science and exploration in the Pacific.
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : Boydell Press in association with the National Maritime Museum, 1998
(DLC) 98029021
(OCoLC)39380621
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margarette Lincoln; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain); Endeavour II (Ship)
ISBN: 058518223X 9780585182230
OCLC Number: 44958086
Notes: Essays, most adapted from papers given at a conference held 1997 by the National Maritime Museum in association with the Royal Society, to mark the voyage to and around Britain of Endeavour II, the Australian replica of Cook's ship Endeavour.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 228 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The Endeavour voyage : a coincidence of motives / Glyndwr Williams --
Shaking off the Spanish yoke : British schemes to revolutionise America, 1739-1807 / Alan Frost --
Joseph Banks and the expansion of empire / John Gascoigne --
From the South Seas to the sun : the astronomy of Cook's voyages / Wayne Orchiston --
Malaspina and the shrinking Spanish lake / Donald C. Cutter --
The politics and pragmatics of seaborne plant transportation, 1769-1805 / Nigel Rigby --
Lord Sandwich's collection of Polynesian artefacts / Peter Gathercole --
Cook and Tupaia, a tale of cartographic mʹeconnaissance? / David Turnbull --
Note on the drawings by an unknown artist from the voyage of HMS Endeavour / Harold B. Carter --
The point venus 'scene' / Neil Rennie --
Translating cultures : William Ellis and missionary writing / Rod Edmond --
Tails of wonder : constructions of the kangaroo in late eighteenth-century scientific discourse / Markman Ellis --
Unruly subjects : sexuality, science and discipline in eighteenth-century Pacific exploration / Neil Hegarty --
Cook and the new anthropology / Jackie Huggins.
Responsibility: edited by Margarette Lincoln.

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