James Cook

James Cook
Author: The History Hour
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 94
Release: 2019-08-07
ISBN: 9781076882264
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

James Cook Book Excerpt:

Did James Cook achieve fame by mapping the known world? Were his maps so accurate that many were used right into the 20th Century? Cook, an 18th Century explorer, lived during a time when humankind was yet naïve and inexperienced in terms of understanding their environment. His legacy is quite astounding, given the fact that mankind had only begun to develop instrumentation. The people from Europe had never before seen Hawaii, Tahiti, Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica, nor crossed the Antarctic circle. Inside you'll read about James Cook, Master's Mate Australia and New Zealand Antarctica and the Search for the South Pole The Fateful Third Voyage And much more!Cook met and mingled with many different cultures, most of which were those of the South Pacific Ocean. He and his men even witnessed a human sacrifice. There were three voyages in all. The first one ran from 1768 to 1771 and included Tahiti, Australia, and New Zealand. The second voyage went from 1772 to 1775 and was mostly spent around the coast of Antarctica. Cook's third and final voyage went from 1776-1779. It entailed the western coast of North America and Alaska where Cook fruitless sought for the fabled Northwest Passage. Was James Cook murdered by the Hawaiians? Was that a tragic incident that should have never happened?

The Seaforth Bibliography

The Seaforth Bibliography
Author: Eugene Rasor
Publsiher: Pen and Sword
Total Pages: 900
Release: 2009-04-17
ISBN: 1473812399
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Seaforth Bibliography Book Excerpt:

This remarkable work is a comprehensive historiographical and bibliographical survey of the most important scholarly and printed materials about the naval and maritime history of England and Great Britain from the earliest times to 1815. More than 4,000 popular, standard and official histories, important articles in journals and periodicals, anthologies, conference, symposium and seminar papers, guides, documents and doctoral theses are covered so that the emphasis is the broadest possible. But the work is far, far more than a listing. The works are all evaluated, assessed and analysed and then integrated into an historical narrative that makes the book a hugely useful reference work for student, scholar, and enthusiast alike. It is divided into twenty-one chapters which cover resource centres, significant naval writers, pre-eminent and general histories, the chronological periods from Julius Caesar through the Vikings, Tudors and Stuarts to Nelson and Bligh, major naval personalities, warships, piracy, strategy and tactics, exploration, discovery and navigation, archaeology and even naval fiction. Quite simply, no-one with an interest and enthusiasm for naval history can afford to be without this book at their side.

English British Naval History to 1815

English British Naval History to 1815
Author: Eugene L. Rasor
Publsiher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Total Pages: 875
Release: 2004
ISBN: 9780313305474
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

English British Naval History to 1815 Book Excerpt:

Delivers a comprehensive historiographical and bibliographical survey of academic and printed materials on the maritime and naval history of England and Great Britain from its earliest times to 1815.

Captain James Cook

Captain James Cook
Author: Rob Mundle
Publsiher: HarperCollins Australia
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2014-08-01
ISBN: 1460700619
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Captain James Cook Book Excerpt:

A biography that puts you on the quarterdeck with history's greatest sailor Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers in world history. Over three remarkable voyages of discovery into the Pacific in the latter part of the eighteenth century, Cook unravelled the oldest mystery surrounding the existence of Terra Australis Incognita - the Great South Land. He became the first explorer to circumnavigate New Zealand and establish that it was two main islands; discover the Hawaiian Islands for the British Empire; and left an enduring legacy. Rob Mundle introduces us to an unlikely sailor in a teenage Cook, who, through the combination of hard-won skills as a seafarer, the talents of a self-taught navigator and surveyor, and an exceptional ability to lead and care for his men, climbed the ranks of the Royal Navy to acheive legendary status among all who sailed and mapped the world.

Must Read Personalities A life Story of James Cook

 Must Read Personalities  A life Story of James Cook
Author: InRead Team
Publsiher: by Mocktime Publication
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022-06-05
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Study Aids
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Must Read Personalities A life Story of James Cook Book Excerpt:

Description: This Book provides a quick glimpse about the life of James Cook

Captain Cook s World

Captain Cook s World
Author: John Robson
Publsiher: Seattle : University of Washington Press
Total Pages: 212
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9780295980195
Category: Reference
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Captain Cook s World Book Excerpt:

James Cook, sailor, surveyor, cartographer, and explorer, was born in 1728 in Yorkshire. In the course of his illustrious career, he sailed into every ocean and was one of the first, if not the first, British explorers to set foot on most of the world's major continents. He was also the first to cross both the Arctic and Antarctic Circles. Captain Cook's World is an atlas, chronology, and biography of the life and voyages of this celebrated explorer. A set of 128 specially drawn maps and accompanying text give a detailed overview of his life, including his early years in England, his time in the North Sea coal trade and with the Royal Navy in Canada, and his three great voyages around the world in HMB Endeavour and HMS Resolution. Included on the maps are locations visited, named, or surveyed by Cook; the routes of his voyages; and sites that have been marked in his honor, such as monuments. Based on meticulous scholarship but aimed at a general audience, Captain Cook's World is a fascinating and accessible record of Cook's life and travels.

Explorers

Explorers
Author: DK
Publsiher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2011-11-01
ISBN: 1405365706
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Explorers Book Excerpt:

An epic visual guide to the most intrepid explorers in history Go on an extraordinary adventure with some of the world's greatest explorers - from Pytheas to Darwin. Written accounts in the explorers' own words, together with beautiful illustrations from their journals, tell the stories of their extraordinary adventures while special maps show the explorers' routes into the unknown. Unique "visual tours" along with never-seen-before photography of essential kits and equipment recreate some of history's greatest expeditions, their discoveries and why they ended in triumph or tragedy. Now available in ebook(PDF) format.

Letters from England

Letters from England
Author: Carol Bolton
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 635
Release: 2016-06-03
ISBN: 1317242912
Category: Literary Collections
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Letters from England Book Excerpt:

In 1807 Robert Southey published a pseudonymous account of a journey made through England by a fictitious Spanish tourist, ‘Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella’. Letters from England (1807) relates Espriella’s travels. On his journey Espriella comments on every aspect of British society, from fashions and manners, to political and religious beliefs.

Theory and History of Ocean Boundary Making

Theory and History of Ocean Boundary Making
Author: Douglas M. Johnston
Publsiher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Total Pages: 464
Release: 1988-09-01
ISBN: 077356148X
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Theory and History of Ocean Boundary Making Book Excerpt:

In this book Douglas Johnston provides a synthesis of all disciplines relevant to any aspect of boundary-making. He outlines the general theory of boundary-making, reviews the modern history of all modes of boundary-making in the ocean, and provides a theoretical framework for the analysis and evaluation of ocean boundary claims, practices, arrangements, and settlements. The author suggests that as bilateral treaty-making continues, significant boundary delimitation patterns will emerge, some of which may prove useful in non-oceanic contexts of boundary-making and natural resource management such as Antarctica, airspace and outerspace, and international lakes and rivers.

Flinders

Flinders
Author: Rob Mundle
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2012-10-30
ISBN: 0733630006
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Flinders Book Excerpt:

The fascinating story of the exceptional maritime explorer, Matthew Flinders - the man who put Australia on the map. Shipwrecks, storms, death and danger - Matthew Flinders encountered it all on his courageous quest to circumnavigate and chart the treacherous Terra Australis coastline. From the drama of epic voyages and devastating shipwrecks; his part in the naming of Australia; his cruel imprisonment by the French on Mauritius for six long and harrowing years; the heartbreaking separation from his beloved wife; and the comfort he got from his loyal cat, Trim; to his tragic death at just forty. This is a gripping adventure biography that details the life of Flinders, a true hero whose name is forever woven into the fabric of Australian history.

James Cook

James Cook
Author: Susan Meyer
Publsiher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2016-12-15
ISBN: 1508172323
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

James Cook Book Excerpt:

In the 18th century the explorer and mariner James Cook made his way to the American colonies to fight for the British in the French and Indian War. In the New World he would earn fame as a courageous sea captain, talented mapmaker, astronomer of Venus, and seeker of the Northwest Passage. This fascinating account details his voyage around Antarctica and his accomplishment as the first accurate mapmaker of the Pacific Ocean. This guide will introduce readers to the legacy of one of the most talented men in the history of exploration.

Encyclopedia of Life Writing

Encyclopedia of Life Writing
Author: Margaretta Jolly
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 1150
Release: 2013-12-04
ISBN: 1136787445
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Life Writing Book Excerpt:

This is the first substantial reference work in English on the various forms that constitute "life writing." As this term suggests, the Encyclopedia explores not only autobiography and biography proper, but also letters, diaries, memoirs, family histories, case histories, and other ways in which individual lives have been recorded and structured. It includes entries on genres and subgenres, national and regional traditions from around the world, and important auto-biographical writers, as well as articles on related areas such as oral history, anthropology, testimonies, and the representation of life stories in non-verbal art forms.

Einstein s Beets

Einstein s Beets
Author: Alexander Theroux
Publsiher: Fantagraphics Books
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2017-05-10
ISBN: 1606999761
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Einstein s Beets Book Excerpt:

Britney Spears loathes meatloaf and “all lumpy stuff.” Arturo Toscanini hated fish. Ayn Rand despised salads. Alexander Theroux’s Einstein’s Beets is a study of the world of food and food aversions. The novelist and poet probes the secret and mysterious attitudes of hundreds of people―mostly famous and well-known―toward eating and dining out, hilariously recounting tales of confrontation and scandalous alienation: it contains gossip, confession, embarrassment, and perceptive observations.

Autobiography

Autobiography
Author: John Stuart Mill
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2018-03-22
ISBN: 0198759606
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Autobiography Book Excerpt:

It may be useful that there should be some record of an education which was unusual and remarkableJohn Stuart Mill (1806-73), philosopher, economist, and political thinker, was the most prominent figure of nineteenth century English intellectual life and his work has continuing significance for contemporary debates about ethics, politics and economics. His father, James Mill, a close associateof the utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham, assumed responsibility for his eldest son's education, teaching him ancient Greek at the age of three and equipping him with a broad knowledge of the physical and moral sciences of the day. Mill's Autobiography was written to give an account of the extraordinary education he received at the hands of his father and to express his gratitude to those he saw as influencing his thought, but it is also an exercise in self-analysis and an attempt to vindicate himself against claims that hewas the product of hothousing. The Autobiography also acknowledges the substantial contribution made to Mill's thinking and writings by Harriet Taylor, whom he met when he was twenty-four, and married twenty-one years later, after the death of her husband. The Autobiography helps us understand morefully some of the principal commitments that Mill's political philosophy has become famous for, in particular his appreciation of the diversity, plurality, and complexity of ways of life and their possibilities. This edition of the Autobiography includes additional manuscript materials from earlier drafts which demonstrate the conflicting imperatives that influenced Mill'schoice of exactly what to say about some of the most significant episodes and relationships in his life. Mark Philps introductionexplores the forces that led Mill to write the "life' and points to the tensions in the text and in Mill's life.

Whitby at Work

Whitby at Work
Author: Paul Chrystal
Publsiher: Amberley Publishing Limited
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2019-02-15
ISBN: 1445685167
Category: Photography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Whitby at Work Book Excerpt:

A pictorial history of the working life of the town and people of Whitby over the last century and more.

The World s Oceans Geography History and Environment

The World s Oceans  Geography  History  and Environment
Author: Rainer F. Buschmann,Lance Nolde
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 434
Release: 2018-07-31
ISBN: 144084352X
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The World s Oceans Geography History and Environment Book Excerpt:

This single-volume resource explores the five major oceans of the world, addressing current issues such as sea rise and climate change and explaining the significance of the oceans from historical, geographic, and cultural perspectives. • Introduces readers to the five major oceans of the world and provides ready-reference entries relating to geography, the environment, science, history, and culture • Entries are engaging and accessible to all readers from high school to university students to general readers • Includes sidebars of "fun facts" throughout the text that highlight interesting oceanic subtopics

Antarctic Bibliography

Antarctic Bibliography
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1974
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Antarctica
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Antarctic Bibliography Book Excerpt:

Voyages to Paradise

Voyages to Paradise
Author: William R. Gray
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 224
Release: 1981
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Explorers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Voyages to Paradise Book Excerpt:

Traces the life and worldwide travels of the 18th-century English explorer Captain James Cook.

History of Cartography

History of Cartography
Author: Elri Liebenberg,Peter Collier,Zsolt Gyözö Török
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2013-08-23
ISBN: 3642333176
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

History of Cartography Book Excerpt:

This volume collects 22 papers presented at the 4th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, held at Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary, on 28-29 June 2012. The overall conference theme is 'Exploration - Discovery - Cartography', but preference has been given to papers dealing with cartography in the 19th and 20th centuries. The papers are classified according to regional sub-themes, i.e. papers on the Americas, papers on Africa, etc.

That s Not in My Geography Book

That s Not in My Geography Book
Author: Kate Kelly
Publsiher: Taylor Trade Publications
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2009-05-16
ISBN: 1589794346
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

That s Not in My Geography Book Book Excerpt:

The latest in the series that includes best-selling That's Not in My American History Book and That's Not in My Science Book, this book brings geography to life exploring the who behind the discovery of various lands and the what behind how our world changes. From the earliest compass to today's handheld GPS systems, Kelly shows how people throughout time have navigated the world.