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Cook's voyages and peoples of the Pacific

Cobbe, Hugh

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Two hundred years ago Captain James Cook revealed to Europe the world of the Pacific. In three great voyages made in the short span of eleven years he explored the ocean from the Antarctic, through the islands of Polynesia and Melanesia, to the north-west coast of America, Alaska and the Arctic. A small isolated group of voyagers, half the world away from home, found its way to and fro across the vastness of the South Sea (as the Pacific was also known) coming across new lands and peoples as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1979
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/114730
Access Rights: Open Access

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