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In Search of Captain Cook: Exploring the Man through His Own Words ebook

by Daniel O'Sullivan


O'Sullivan's book is not so much a biography as rather a series of biographical essays, setting .

O'Sullivan's book is not so much a biography as rather a series of biographical essays, setting James Cook in the context of his times and examining distinct facets of his character and conduct throughout the course of his three famous voyages. The book wears its scholarship lightly and hence strikes a perfect balance creating for the reader an assured sense of absolute fascination. I highly recommend i. .

Cook's men and the British Marines were confronted on the beach by an elderly kahuna who approached them holding a coconut and chanting. p. 224. ISBN 978-0-85771-350-6. They yelled at the priest to go away, but he kept approaching them while singing the mele. When Cook and his men looked away from the old kahuna, they saw that the beach was now filled with thousands of Native Hawaiians. Cook yelled at Kalaniʻōpuʻu to get up but the ruler refused. As the townspeople began to gather around them, Cook and his men began to back away from the crowd and raise their guns.

of Captain Cook : Exploring the Man Through His Own Words .

He and his crews had encounters with peoples of the South Seas which could lead to mutual respect and trade, but also to misunderstanding and violence. With this book, Dan O'Sullivan seeks to put this right and casts vivid light on Cook's character, teasing out his personality from the pages of his own journals.

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92 22. Personal Name: O'Sullivan, Dan. Publication, Distribution, et. London ; New York Includes bibliographical references (p. -256) and index. Personal Name: Cook, James, 1728-1779. London ; New York. Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, (c)2008. Includes bibliographical references (p.

Both my daughters begged me to read the book over and over again. The text is simple and straightforward but not without humor. Categories: Science (general)\Scientific-popular. Издательство: Kane Miller Book Pub. Язык: english.

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Captain James Cook was the greatest explorer of his age .

With this book, Dan O'Sullivan seeks to put this right and casts vivid light on Cook's character, teasing out his personality from the pages of his own journals. As well as an original and illuminating re-examination of Cook's complex character, this is also a vivid introduction to his life and times which is essential reading for anyone with an interest in this incomparable sea-captain.

Captain James Cook was a master voyager and a seeker of knowledge who commanded three demanding scientific expeditions. He and his crews had encounters with peoples of the South Seas which led to mutual respect and trade, but also to misunderstanding and violence. His death at the hands of Hawaiians turned him into a legendary figure, a hero of the Enlightenment who was said to have sacrificed his life bringing ""civilization"" to the Pacific.
In Search of Captain Cook: Exploring the Man through His Own Words ebook
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Daniel O'Sullivan
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I.B.Tauris (May 15, 2008)
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