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Captain Cook in the Pacific / Nigel Rigby and Pieter van der Merwe ; with an introduction by Glyn Williams
Bib ID 2199220
Format BookBook
Author
Rigby, Nigel
 
Description Greenwich [England] : National Maritime Museum, 2002 
138, [6] p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), plans, ports. (some col.) ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0948065435
Full contents
  • 1. Captain Cook and the voyage of Endeavour
  • 2. Ships in company : the second and third voyages
  • 3. 'Not at all a particular ship': adapting vessels for Pacific exploration
  • 4. 'Experimental gentlemen': science and empire in the Pacific
  • 5. Art and artists on Cook's voyages
  • 6. A 'love of human kind': Captain Cook and Pacific peoples
  • Sources and further reading
  • Voyage chronologies ...
 
Notes

""Captain Cook in the Pacific" appears in the wake of 'Oceans of Discovery', a new gallery at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, which features Cook in a perspective of scientific exploration at sea ..."--Verso of title-page.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Journeys -- Pacific Ocean.  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Journeys -- Oceania.  |  Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Other authors/contributors Van der Merwe, Pieter  |  National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)

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