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Author McLynn, Frank, author

Title Captain Cook : master of the seas / Frank McLynn
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 490 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates) : maps
Contents ""Contents""; ""Illustrations""; ""Charting Cook""; ""A Yorkshire Apprenticeship""; ""The Seven Years War""; ""Charting Newfoundland""; ""The Challenge of the Pacific""; ""First Contacts with Tahiti""; ""The Isle of Cythera""; ""Peril in Australasia""; ""Homeward Bound""; ""Antarctica""; ""Tongans and Maoris""; ""Mastering the Pacific""; ""Lost Horizon: The Great""; ""Southern Continent""; ""The Last Voyage""; ""Tahiti: The Final Phase""; ""Quest for Illusion:""; ""The Northwest Passage""; ""Hawaiian Nightmare""; ""Tragedy on Kealakekua Beach""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendix""; ""Notes""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 422-472) and index
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Subject Cook, James, 1728-1779.
Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Voyages around the world -- History -- 18th century.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010036481
ISBN 0300172206 (electronic bk.)
9780300172201 (electronic bk.)