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    The Voyages of Captain Cook (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) (Paperback) By (author) James Cook, Edited by Sir John Barrow, Introduction by Simon Marshall, Series edited by Tom Griffith


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    DescriptionCook's three voyages of discovery, which took place between 1768 and 1779, are among the most remarkable achievements in the history of exploration. Cook charted vast areas of the globe with astonishing accuracy, and the voyages also made a significant contribution towards solving some of the great problems of cartography and navigation. With crews containing gifted sailors and navigators, as well as botanists, painters and scientists, Cook provides the link between the speculative, profit-hungry voyages of the Elizabethan seafarers and the scientific expeditions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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    The Voyages of Captain Cook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Cook, Edited by Sir John Barrow, Introduction by Simon Marshall, Series edited by Tom Griffith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 496
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    ISBN 13: 9781840221008
    ISBN 10: 1840221003

    BIC subject category V2: HBTM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: RGR
    DC21: 910.92
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26630
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET026
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    BISAC V2.8: PHI016000, HIS051000, TRV004000
    Thema V1.0: QDHR, DNB, RGR, NHTM
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1M
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Publication date
    01 April 1999
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