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Captain Cook and the South Pacific

John Michael Gwyther

Captain Cook and the South Pacific

the voyage of the "Endeavour," 1768-1771.

by John Michael Gwyther

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cook, James, -- 1728-1779. Voyages.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG420 C63 G88
    The Physical Object
    Pagination269p.
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14341120M

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Tony Horwitz vividly recounts Cook's voyages and the exotic scenes the captain encountered: tropical orgies, taboo rituals, cannibal feasts, human sacrifice/5(45). Cook and his companions found nearly all of the islands of the South Pacific to be inhabited, and the theorizing about how the natives came to be there is examined in a paper by Dr B.

Durrans. The last two papers, by Dr A. L. Kaeppler and Professor D. Waite, attempt to identify some of the artefacts collected in the South Seas by participants Cited by: 1.