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The Resource The journals of Captain Cook, prepared from the original manuscripts by J.C. Beaglehole for the Hakluyt Society, 1955-67 ; selected and edited by Philip Edwards

The journals of Captain Cook, prepared from the original manuscripts by J.C. Beaglehole for the Hakluyt Society, 1955-67 ; selected and edited by Philip Edwards

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The journals of Captain Cook
Title
The journals of Captain Cook
Statement of responsibility
prepared from the original manuscripts by J.C. Beaglehole for the Hakluyt Society, 1955-67 ; selected and edited by Philip Edwards
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Captain Cook's Journals provide his vivid first-hand account of three extraordinary expeditions. These charted the entire coast of New Zealand and the east coast of Australia, and brought back detailed descriptions of Tahiti, Tonga and a host of, until then, unknown islands in the Pacific. The journals amply reveal the determination, courage and skill which enabled Cook to wrestle with the continuous dangers of uncharted seas and the problems of achieving a relationship with the peoples whose unannounced guest he became."--Jacket
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Summary
Captain Cook's Journals provide his vivid first-hand account of three extraordinary expeditions. These charted the entire coast of New Zealand and the east coast of Australia, and brought back detailed descriptions of Tahiti, Tonga and a host of, until then, unknown islands in the Pacific
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251073
Cataloging source
DLC
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1728-1779
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Cook, James
Dewey number
910/.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1728-1779
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beaglehole, J. C.
  • Edwards, Philip
  • Cook, James
  • Hakluyt Society
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True
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  • Cook, James
  • Voyages around the world
  • Oceania
  • Cook, James
  • Diaries
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Voyages around the world
  • Oceania
Target audience
adult
Label
The journals of Captain Cook, prepared from the original manuscripts by J.C. Beaglehole for the Hakluyt Society, 1955-67 ; selected and edited by Philip Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Abridged ed. of a 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
Bibliography note
  • Penguin classics
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. xiv) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm42445907
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 646 p.
Isbn
9780140436471
Lccn
00699860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)42445907
Label
The journals of Captain Cook, prepared from the original manuscripts by J.C. Beaglehole for the Hakluyt Society, 1955-67 ; selected and edited by Philip Edwards
Publication
Note
Abridged ed. of a 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
Bibliography note
  • Penguin classics
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. xiv) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm42445907
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 646 p.
Isbn
9780140436471
Lccn
00699860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)42445907

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