A full account of the expedition lead by George Anson to attack the Spanish treasure fleet sailing from Acapulco to Manila in 1740.
This biography focuses on the voyage of the Endeavour and examines Cook, the man, 240 years after his death.
'Endeavour' was the name given to a Whitby collier bought by the Royal Navy in 1768 for an expedition to the South Seas. A commonplace, coal-carrying vessel went on to become the most significant ship in the history of British exploration.
This abridged edition published by Penguin in 1999 was based on Beaglehole’s 4 volume work: The journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery. Cambridge: Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1955-1974.
This illustrated biography places Cook in the context of his times and affirms his eminence in the history of maritime discovery written by the historian J C Beaglehole who transcribed Cook’s journals.
Captain James Cook's epic voyage in the "Endeavour" resulted in the mapping of New Zealand and the east coast of Australia.
Visitors to Australia's east coast can visit numerous places that James Cook literally put on the map. This guide leads readers to them and explains their historic provenance and significance and includes quotations from Cook's log.
Pacific scholar Janet Davidson details the collection of Māori, Pacific and Native American objects associated with Cook's three voyages of exploration in the Pacific between 1768 and 1779 held at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
Uncharted is the book of the documentary series of the same name. Sam Neill takes a deeply personal, present-day voyage to map his own understanding of James Cook, Europe's greatest navigator, and the immense Pacific Ocean itself.
The Voyages features the extensive Captain Cook collection of the British Library, including original maps, artworks, journals, and printed books.
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