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Voyages of discovery

Author: James Cook
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1768 and 1779, Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy made three voyages of exploration for purposes of scientific research. On each voyage he kept a log of scenes and adventures. Cook's reputation rose steadily with each voyage largely because Europeans were fascinated with the romance of discovery as well as reports of sexual licence in Tahiti and other Polynesian islands.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Early works
Early works to 1800
Biography Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cook, James, 1728-1779.
Voyages of discovery.
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©2005
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Cook
ISBN: 9780897338820 0897338820
OCLC Number: 881887369
Description: 1 online resource (528 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; First Voyage of Discovery; Second Voyage of Discovery; Third Voyage of Discovery.
Responsibility: Captain Cook.
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Between 1768 and 1779, Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy made three voyages of exploration for purposes of scientific research. On each voyage he kept a log of scenes and adventures. Cook's reputation rose steadily with each voyage largely because Europeans were fascinated with the romance of discovery as well as reports of sexual licence in Tahiti and other Polynesian islands.

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