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The remarkable voyages of Captain Cook

by Rhoda Blumberg

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Published by Bradbury Press, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Travel,
  • Voyages around the world,
  • Explorers,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    An account of the historic adventures and achievements of the great British explorer and discoverer of Australia, Hawaii, and other Pacific Ocean lands and peoples.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRhoda Blumberg
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG420.C65 B55 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination137 p. :
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24749251M
    ISBN 100027116824
    ISBN 109780027116823
    LC Control Number91011219
    OCLC/WorldCa23768421

    The Online Books Page. Online Books by. James Cook (Cook, James, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Cook, James, An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere (3 volumes; London: Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, ), also by John Byron, Samuel Wallis.   This exhibition sets the remarkable artistic legacy of these voyages alongside a mass of documents from the original journals of Cook and Banks, the beautiful charts the captain .

    THE JOURNALS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK ON HIS VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY: Vol 1 - The Voyage of the Endeavor, - (and) Vol. 2 - The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, - (Hakluyt Society Extra Series No. XXXIV & XXXV) Cook, Captain . The Voyages of Captain Cook (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) by James Cook and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Issued as part of the publisher’s series of "adventure classics", this book reproduces in modern typeface most of the work by John Ledyard published in as "A Journal of Captain Cook’s Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, and in Quest of a North-West Passage, between Asia and America, Performed in the years , , , and ". The Voyages of Captain Cook | The Final Voyage of Captain Cook Searching for the Northwest Passage on the way up and into the Arctic Ocean via the coast of Alaska, Captain Cook and David Samwell discovered the Hawaiian Islands in The Voyages of Captain Cook Followers:


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The remarkable voyages of Captain Cook by Rhoda Blumberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

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/5. REMARKABLE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK Hardcover – Octo by Blumberg (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Remarkable Voyages of Captain Cook on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Bradbury Press, New York, New York, U.S.A. Cook's three voyages of discovery, which took place between andare among the most remarkable achievements in the history of exploration.

Cook charted vast areas of the globe with astonishing accuracy, and the voyages also made a significant contribution towards solving some of the great problems of cartography and navigation/5(3).

From Booklist. Drawing on 20 years of research, Thomas recounts Captain James Cook's original three voyages in the s. Thomas writes that his aim is^B to capture the sense of a particular time, and his starting point is not Cook's ancestry or birth but his consciousness of Cited by: The Voyages of Captain Cook Hardcover – by Rex; Rienits (Author)Author: Rex; Rienits, Thea Rienits.

This book encompasses all three great voyages that Captain Cook commanded. Breathtaking in scope, his voyages of exploration forever changed how Europe viewed the globe in general, and the Pacific ocean in particular. Over the course of the voyages are the usual exciting episodes, near-death experiences, as well as deadly experiences/5.

The Voyages of Captain Cook. James Cook. Wordsworth Editions, - Australia - pages. 0 Reviews. Cook's three voyages of discovery, which took. A Voyage of Discovery Cook's (and botanist Joseph Banks') mission was a scientific one Collected thousands of plant species Sketches of animals Coastline charts some of Cook's maps were used until the 's Medical experiments The men were given an anti-scurvy potion Cook ruined the experiment by forcing his crew to eat grass Astronomical survey.

For this reason, I've relied on Beaglehole's edition rather than on the many earlier versions of Cook's travels, such as John Hawkesworth's three-volume work inAn Account of Voyages undertaken for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, which adapted Cook's words and blended the captain's writing with that of Joseph Banks and earlier Pacific explorers.

In almost all. The Voyages of Captain James Cook is a handsome illustrated edition of Cook's selected writings spanning his Pacific voyages, ending in with the delivery of his salted scalp and hands to his surviving crewmembers. It's bound to enthrall anyone who appreciates history, science, art, 4/5.

A Journal of Captain's Cook Last Voyageis the only account of Cook's third voyage to be published by an American. It is a vivid record of life aboard the first ship to sail to the Hawaiian islands 5/5(1). The Remarkable Voyages of Captain Cook by Rhoda Blumberg. 1 Total Resource View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity.

Grade; ; Genre; Biography. Relating the events of James Cooks three voyages of discovery, the book takes a gratifyingly sociological view of events, focusing largely on the interaction between Cook and his British officers, crew, and scientists and artists, and the various /5.

A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Performed By Captain James Cook, with an Account of His Life Vol 2 Cook, James; Kippis, A. Published by N. Whitaker, Boston ().

Red indicates the first voyage, green the second and blue the third. Courtesy Jon Platek and Wikimedia Commons A reviewer of my book Transit of Venus: to the present in the April issue of the Bulletin of The Pacific Circle queries my reference to Cook’s first Author: Nick Lomb.

The Voyages of Captain James Cook: The Illustrated Accounts of Three Epic Pacific Voyages Hardcover – 20 Oct. by James Cook (Author), John Hawkesworth (Author), Georg Forster (Author), out of 5 stars 10 ratings See all 5 formats and editions/5(10).

out of 5 stars Cook: The Extraordinary Voyages of Captain James Cook. Reviewed in the United States on 17 February Verified Purchase. This is a blow by blow of all three round-the-world voyages James Cook made in the 18th century.

I find it much easier to read than the original material which the author often quotes/5(10). Author Cook, James, Subjects Cook, James, ; Voyages around the world.; Voyages around the world - Early works to Audience General Summary "Captain James Cook?s first two voyages of exploration, in andhad drawn the modern map of the South Pacific Ocean and had opened the door on the discovery of Antarctica.

The voyages of Captain James Cook by Cook, James, Publication date Topics Voyages and travels Publisher London, W. Smith Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English Volume 2.

Addeddate Bookplateleaf. The Voyages of Captain James Cook, Volume 1 The Voyages of Captain James Cook, James Cook The Voyages of Captain James Cook: Illustrated with Maps and Numerous Engravings on Wood.

With an Appendix, Giving an Account of the Present Condition of the South Sea Islands, &c. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. [-II.], William Smith: Author: James Cook. The voyages of Captain James Cook by Cook, James, Publication date Topics Voyages and travels Publisher London, W.

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