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The Enlightenment and the Origins of European Australia

John Gascoigne (Ph. D.) - History - 2002 - 233 pages
This book surveys some of the key intellectual influences in the formation of Australian society by emphasizing the impact of the Enlightenment, with its commitment to rational ...
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Science, politics, and universities in Europe, 1600-1800

John Gascoigne, John Gascoigne (Ph. D.) - Biography & Autobiography - 1984 - 290 pages
This book seeks to illustrate the interconnections of science and philosophy with religion and politics in the early modern period by focusing on the institutional dynamics of ...
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Science in the Service of Empire: Joseph Banks, the British State and the ...

John Gascoigne (Ph. D.) - Business & Economics - 1998 - 247 pages
Joseph Banks is one of the most significant figures of the English Enlightenment. This book places his work in promoting imperial science in the context of the consolidation of ...
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Captain Cook: Master of the Seas

Frank McLynn - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2011 - 544 pages
The age of discovery was at its peak in the eighteenth century, with heroic adventurers charting the furthest reaches of the globe. Foremost among these explorers was navigator ...
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The Captain Cook Encyclopaedia

John Robson - History - 2004 - 288 pages
The ultimate reference work on Britain's greatest navigator and explorer. The book aims to provide answers on all aspects of the life and voyages of Captain James Cook, and the ...
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Captain Cook in the Pacific

Nigel Rigby, Pieter Van Der Merwe - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 138 pages
Captain Cook is generally acknowledged as the first great European scientific explorer. Despite his ordinary roots, he rose through the ranks to become a remarkable officer ...
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The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific

Gananath Obeyesekere - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 313 pages
In January 1778 Captain James Cook "discovered" the Hawaiian islands and was hailed by the native peoples as their returning god Lono. On a return trip, after a futile attempt ...
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Discoveries: the voyages of Captain Cook

Nicholas Thomas - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 467 pages
Captain James Cook was one of the greatest sea explorers of all time. His epic voyages charted the islands of the Pacific, defined the coasts of New Zealand and eastern ...
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