The Remarkable Voyages of Captain Cook
With her brilliant economy of style, Blumberg tells of the three major voyages of Captain Cook that brought our understanding of the globe into focus and introduced Europeans to the cultures of such exotic places as Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, and Australia. 70 black-and-white prints. Maps.
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An Unknown Continent
Voyage to Tahiti
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