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The Resource James Cook across the Pacific to Australia, Clint Twist

James Cook across the Pacific to Australia, Clint Twist

Label
James Cook across the Pacific to Australia
Title
James Cook across the Pacific to Australia
Statement of responsibility
Clint Twist
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines the background and achievements of Captain James Cook and describes his journeys to Hawaii, New Zealand, and Australia
Related
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twist, Clint
Dewey number
919.04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DU20
LC item number
.T85 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Beyond the horizon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cook, James
  • Cook, James
  • Cook, James
  • Cook, James
  • Pacific Area
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • Discovery and exploration, British
  • Explorers
  • Travel
  • Great Britain
  • Pacific Area
  • Explorers
  • Pacific Area
Target audience
juvenile
Label
James Cook across the Pacific to Australia, Clint Twist
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 44) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The historical background: A life at sea -- Overseas explorations -- The balance of power -- The scientific approach -- Scientific measurement -- Terra Australis -- Pacific voyages -- Transportation and technology: The Royal Navy -- The Endeavour -- Pacific canoes -- Joseph Banks -- Astronomy and navigation -- Clocks -- The benefit of experience -- The voyages of James Cook: First command -- Secret instructions -- The second voyage -- Return to Tahiti -- Island hopping -- The third voyage -- The frozen north -- An untimely death -- Cook's discoveries: The world map completed -- Mai -- The prize of exploration -- The "First Fleet" -- Burke and Wills -- Plant and animal surprises -- Separate evolution -- Kiwi Land -- Australian animals -- The native peoples of the Pacific: Polynesian peoples -- Island life-styles -- Island paradises -- Maoris -- Kooris -- Melanesians -- Easter Island -- What happened later -- A clash of empires -- Trade and navy -- The last days of sail -- Breadfruit, the Bounty, and Bligh -- Australia -- Colonists out of control -- New Zealand -- Modern times
Control code
ocm30154706
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
46 pages
Isbn
9780811439756
Lccn
94014741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)30154706
Label
James Cook across the Pacific to Australia, Clint Twist
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 44) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The historical background: A life at sea -- Overseas explorations -- The balance of power -- The scientific approach -- Scientific measurement -- Terra Australis -- Pacific voyages -- Transportation and technology: The Royal Navy -- The Endeavour -- Pacific canoes -- Joseph Banks -- Astronomy and navigation -- Clocks -- The benefit of experience -- The voyages of James Cook: First command -- Secret instructions -- The second voyage -- Return to Tahiti -- Island hopping -- The third voyage -- The frozen north -- An untimely death -- Cook's discoveries: The world map completed -- Mai -- The prize of exploration -- The "First Fleet" -- Burke and Wills -- Plant and animal surprises -- Separate evolution -- Kiwi Land -- Australian animals -- The native peoples of the Pacific: Polynesian peoples -- Island life-styles -- Island paradises -- Maoris -- Kooris -- Melanesians -- Easter Island -- What happened later -- A clash of empires -- Trade and navy -- The last days of sail -- Breadfruit, the Bounty, and Bligh -- Australia -- Colonists out of control -- New Zealand -- Modern times
Control code
ocm30154706
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
46 pages
Isbn
9780811439756
Lccn
94014741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)30154706

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