The Journals of Captain Cook (Penguin Classics)-James R. Cook

  • Title: The Journals of Captain Cook (Penguin Classics)
  • Author: James R. Cook
  • Released: 2000-04-01
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  • Pages: 672
  • ISBN: 0140436472
  • ISBN13: 978-0140436471
  • ASIN: 0140436472


Review A principal source for understanding European exploration of the Pacific in the eighteenth century. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW The most important book ever written about Cook. IAN BOREHAM, THE CAPTAIN COOK STUDY UNIT. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author Captain James Cook (1728-79) was born in Yorkshire and after an apprenticeship at a shipowners, joined the navy in 1755. Philip Edwards (now retired) has been a professor of English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin, and the universities of Liverpool and Essex. He has written widely on Shakespeare and on the literature of voyages. pdf
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