Captain Cook: Obsession and Betrayal in the New World

Captain Cook: Obsession and Betrayal in the New World by Vanessa Collingridge

Title: Captain Cook: Obsession and Betrayal in the New World
Author: Vanessa Collingridge
ISBN10: 0091886597
ISBN13: 978-0091886592
Publisher: Ebury Press (January 1, 2002)
Language: English
Subcategory: Professionals & Academics
Size PDF: 1793 kb
Size Fb2: 1410 kb
Rating: 3.5/5
Votes: 368
Pages: 376 pages
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Captain Cook: Obsession and Betrayal in the New World by Vanessa Collingridge


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In three epic journeys, Cook discovered more of the earth's surface than any other man. Not only was he a prolific seaman, but he was also valued as a scientist, cartographer and surveyor, and perhaps the greatest explorer in history. This intimate biography paints a more detailed portrait than ever before of this remarkable man.