Captain Cook: voyager between worlds

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Hambledon Continuum, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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Captain James Cook was a supreme navigator and explorer. In their different ways, both the British and the peoples of the Pacific had to battle the seas and its moods with timber vessels powered by sail and human muscle. John Gascoigne explores what happened when the two systems met, and how each side interpreted the other in terms of their own beliefs and experiences.

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Many biographies have been written about Capt. James Cook, covering his career in the British Royal Navy and his explorations of the South Pacific in the late 18th century, but Gascoigne (history ... Read full review

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