After Captain Cook

The Archaeology of the Recent Indigenous Past in Australia

Author: Rodney Harrison,Christine Williamson

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 9780759106574

Category: Social Science

Page: 231

View: 1852


The papers collected in this volume address the historical archaeology of Aboriginal Australia & its application in researching the shared history of Aboriginal & settler Australians.

Captain Cook and the Pacific

Art, Exploration and Empire

Author: John McAleer,Nigel Rigby

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300207247

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 7122


James Cook, the Royal Navy and his three voyages of exploration -- The advancement of science and the increase of knowledge : charting the Pacific and enlightenment science -- Cook's Pacific : explorations and encounter in the Pacific -- Visualizing the Pacific : art, landscape and exploration in the Pacific -- Exhibiting the Pacific : collecting, recording and display -- 'Men of Captain Cook' : Pacific voyages 1785-1803 -- The strange afterlives of Captain Cook : representations and commemorations -- Cook on display : the National Maritime Museum's Cook galleries and exhibitions, 1937-2000

Captain James Cook in Atlantic Canada

The Adventurer and Map Maker's Formative Years

Author: Jerry Lockett

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited

ISBN: 0887809448

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 6815


A fascinating account of the famous Captain James Cook and the formative years he spent learning navigation, map-making and naval command during turbulent years in Atlantic Canada.

Captain Cook

Explorations and Reassessments

Author: Glyndwr Williams

Publisher: Boydell Press

ISBN: 9781843831006

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 266

View: 3608


Essays reassess Cook's standing as a leading figure in eighteenth-century history, exploration and the advancement of science.