"The Journals - Cook"


Review date 08 Jan 2019
Material: Book - paperback
Class: see tag below


Cook- missing

Author - James Cook

Publication / stockist - 18thC > 2003 by Penguin / Waterstones

Author - A subset of the daily journals that Cook made on his his three expeditions to the Pacific. The map of New Zealand is a major accomplishment and the drawings preserve culture and society that is absent in most places of the world. Cook comes across foremost as a navigator and scientist who is politically astute Occasionally unhappy with the poor behaviour of some members of his crew while often sympathetic with the natives he encounters - he reflects that the [wretched] Aboriginals in Australia are actually probably happier than most Europeans.

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