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
Title variation
Master of the seas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The age of discovery was at its peak in the eighteenth century, with heroic adventurers charting the furthest reaches of the globe. Foremost among these explorers was navigator and cartographer Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy. This biography reveals Cook's place in history as a brave and brilliant seaman
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
RERO
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McLynn, Frank
Dewey number
910.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cook, James
  • Explorers
  • Discoveries in geography
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 and index
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 490 p., [32] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780300184310
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 717101202
  • (OCoLC)717101202
  • 15188777
Label
Captain Cook : master of the seas, Frank McLynn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 490 p., [32] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780300184310
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 717101202
  • (OCoLC)717101202
  • 15188777

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