The Life of Captain James Cook

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An authority on Pacific exploration analyzes the major influences on Cook's character and assesses his role and achievements as an explorer and seaman

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The culmination of the life work of the most distinguished historian of Pacific exploration, this lavishly illustrated biography places Cook in the context of his times and affirms his eminence in the history of maritime discovery.

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John Cawte Beaglehole was born in Wellington and attended Victoria University College to which, after graduate work in London and a period of short-lived jobs and unemployment in the 1930s, he was to return as lecturer in history, senior research fellow and finally Professor of British Commonwealth History. Among his publications are The Exploration of the Pacific, The Discovery of New Zealand, and Victoria University College: An Essay Toward a History.

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