The Resource Captain Cook : master of the seas, Frank McLynn

Captain Cook : master of the seas, Frank McLynn

Label
Captain Cook : master of the seas
Title
Captain Cook
Title remainder
master of the seas
Statement of responsibility
Frank McLynn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles the famous navigator, addresses the common colonialist misconceptions about the explorer and his death, and re-creates the voyages that took him from his native England to the outer reaches of the Pacific Ocean
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
393426
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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McLynn, Frank
Dewey number
910.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cook, James
  • Explorers
  • Voyages around the world
  • Oceania
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
master of the seas
Label
Captain Cook : master of the seas, Frank McLynn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 422-472) and index
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 490 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300114218
Lccn
2010036481
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780300114218
  • (OCoLC)670481488
Label
Captain Cook : master of the seas, Frank McLynn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 422-472) and index
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 490 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300114218
Lccn
2010036481
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780300114218
  • (OCoLC)670481488

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