Book ID: CBB000007607

Captain James Cook and his times (1979)


Fisher, Robin (Editor)
Johnston, Hugh (Editor)

University of Washington Press

Publication Date: 1979
Physical Details: ix + 278 pp.; illus.; notes; index

Description Contents: Frost, Alan: New geographical perspectives and the emergence of the romantic imagination. MacKay, David: A presiding genius of exploration: Banks, Cook, and Empire, 1767-1805. Fry, Howard T.: Alexander Dalrymple and Captain Cook: The creative interplay of two careers. Williams, Glyndwr: Myth and reality: Cook and the theoretical geography of Northwest America. Fisher, Robin: Cook and the Nootka. Archer, Christon I.: The Spainish reaction to Cook's third voyage. Armstrong, Terence: Cook's reputation in Russia. Watt, James: Medical aspects and consequences of Cook's voyages. Smith, Bernard: Cook's posthumous reputation. Joppien, Rüdiger: The artistic bequest of Captain Cook's voyages. Hoare, Michael E.: Two centuries' perceptions of Cook: George Forster to Beaglehole.

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Authors & Contributors
Williams, Glyndwr
Reiss, Timothy J.
Starr, Gabrielle
Siskind, Mariano
Altshuler, Bruce
Orchiston, Wayne
Archives of Natural History
Mariner's Mirror
History and Anthropology
Terrae lncognitae Philosophy and the Intellectual Life of the Middle Ages
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Journal for Maritime Research: Britian, the Sea and Global History
Lion & Unicorn Press
Yale Univ. Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Boydell Press
Yale University Press
New York University
Rosenberg Pub.
Travel; exploration
Sea travel
Metabolic and deficiency diseases
Natural history
Scientific expeditions
Cook, James
Banks, Joseph
Solander, Daniel Charles
Malaspina, Alessandro
Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de
Pluche, Noël Antoine
Time Periods
18th century
20th century, early
17th century
British Isles
Pacific Ocean
Great Britain. Royal Navy

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