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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
This book examines Sir Joseph Banks' role in promoting "imperial science," in the context of the consolidation of the British State during a time of extraordinary upheaval ...
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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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Captain Cook: Master of the Seas

Frank McLynn - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2011 - 511 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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Captain Cook: Explorations and Reassessments

Glyndwr Williams - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 266 pages
Essays reassess Cook's standing as a leading figure in eighteenth-century history, exploration and the advancement of science.
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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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In Search of Captain Cook: Exploring the Man Through His Own Words

Daniel O'Sullivan - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 pages
Captain James Cook was the greatest explorer of his age, perhaps of any age. He was a leader of men, a master voyager who journeyed to unknown places, a seeker of knowledge who ...
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