Explore With James Cook Travel With Great Explorers

Author: Lisa Dalrymple
Homepage 9780778717058

Stock information

General Fields

  • : $7.00(AUD)
  • : 9780778717058
  • : Crabtree Publishing Company
  • : Crabtree Publishing Co
  • : August 2015
  • : 7.0
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lisa Dalrymple
  • : Travel with the Great Explorers Ser.
  • : Paperback
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  • : 910.92 B
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  • : 32
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Barcode 9780778717058
9780778717058

Description

This adventurous book follows the travels of British navigator Captain James Cook and his voyages in the Pacific. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through major journeys, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the British sent Cook to the Pacific, technological innovations in navigation, claiming Australia for the British, contact with the Maori, and Cook's violent death in Hawaii.