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Captain James Cook and his times

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The widespread effect in Europe of James Cook's voyages of discovery can be seen in the language of Coleridge and Wordsworth, the planning of ambitious Spanish missionaries and far-sighted Russian traders, and the letters exchanged by thinkers and scientists of many countries and two centuries. The round of commemorations that began in 1969 to mark the bicentennial of the three great voyages has stimulated research into Cook, and when an international symposium of Cook scholars was held in 1978...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1979
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/114841
Access Rights: Open Access

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