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The Resource Captain Cook's Merchant Ships : Free Love, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery, Stephen Baines, (electronic resource)

Captain Cook's Merchant Ships : Free Love, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery, Stephen Baines, (electronic resource)

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Captain Cook's Merchant Ships : Free Love, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery
Title
Captain Cook's Merchant Ships
Title remainder
Free Love, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Baines
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first book to tell the full story of Cook's merchant ships in their historical context While the story of Endeavour is widely written about, Captain Cook sailed in or with eight ships that began their lives as merchant ships. This detailed illustrated history tells the story of these ships and the people who sailed in them. In placing these ships and people in the personal, political, social, financial, scientific, and religious contexts of their times, this book provides a comprehensible account of the Eighteenth Century. Often using contemporary sources, this gripping account fills a gap in Cook history and attempts to catch something of that exciting, violent, gossipy but largely untaught and unknown, period through which these vessels and their people sailed literally and figuratively between the old world and the new
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CtWfDGI
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Baines, Stephen
Dewey number
  • 623.8/203
  • 623.8/203
Index
no index present
LC call number
HE823
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1728-1779
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cook, James
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  • Cook, James
  • Merchant ships
Target audience
adult
Label
Captain Cook's Merchant Ships : Free Love, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery, Stephen Baines, (electronic resource)
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http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/OTc4MDc1MDk2NTQ5MQ==
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unknown
Control code
frd00009727
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780750965491
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780750965491
  • (Sirsi) b1459553
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System requirements: Adobe Digital editions
Label
Captain Cook's Merchant Ships : Free Love, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery, Stephen Baines, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/OTc4MDc1MDk2NTQ5MQ==
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Control code
frd00009727
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780750965491
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780750965491
  • (Sirsi) b1459553
System details
System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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