The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the Pacific, as Told by Selections of His Own Journals, 1768-1779
Dover Publications, 1971 - 292 pages
"No man ever did more to alter and correct the map of the earth," writes Percy Adams in his new introduction, than James Cook, the Scotch-born British naval commander who rose from humble beginnings to pilot three great eighteenth-century voyages of discovery in the then practically unchartered Pacific.
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Review: The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the PacificAvis d'utilisateur - Dominic - Goodreads
A wonderful, emotional read. Given his enormous contribution to geographical research, science, medicine, navigation, etc., Cook really deserves far greater recognition. And he did it all without so ... Consulter l'avis complet
Review: The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the PacificAvis d'utilisateur - James Shearer - Goodreads
The comments by the author keep you focused on whats happening while the actual words from the journals of Cook make you feel like you are standing next to him during his trips. Get a good map of the ... Consulter l'avis complet
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