Captain Cook in the Pacific

Captain Cook in the Pacific

by Glyn WilliamsPieter Van der Merwe and Nigel Rigby

Publication Date: 20/05/2008

  $44.95
As a man whose "competence changed the face of the world," Captain James Cook has fascinated and intrigued generations of people worldwide. This lively and highly illustrated account of the man and his Pacific voyages draws on the National Maritime Museum’s extensive Cook collection to tell the story of the greatest explorer of his age.
ISBN:
9780948065439
9780948065439
Category:
Biography: historical
Publication Date:
20-05-2008
Language:
English
Publisher:
National Maritime Museum
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
241.3x190.5x25.4mm
Weight:
0.23kg
Glyn Williams

Glyn Williams is Professor Emeritus of History at Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

He has authored and edited a number of books on imperial and maritime history, including Naturalists at Sea and Arctic Labyrinth.

Nigel Rigby

Dr Nigel Rigby is Curator of Exploration at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK.

He is co-author of a number of books on aspects of maritime history, including Captain Cook and the Pacific and editor of The Worlds of the East India Company.

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