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The voyages of Captain Cook : 101 questions and answers about the explorer and his three great scientific expeditions

Author: Anthony Cornish
Publisher: London : Conway, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Captain James Cook is probably the most famous maritime explorer of all time, and with good reason. The three voyages of discovery he made between 1768 and his death in 1779 set new standards in navigation, surveying and shipboard health." "Much has been written about Cook, but in this format the author, Anthony Cornish, is able to structure the book as a Question & Answer session, to discuss the 101 most pertinent  Read more...
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Named Person: James Cook
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Cornish
ISBN: 9781844860609 1844860604
OCLC Number: 226975758
Description: 112 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Anthony Cornish.

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