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The Trial Of The Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook In The South Seas,
  

The Trial Of The Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook In The South Seas, (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Salmond, Anne

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In this rich and stylish description by New Zealand scholar Salmond, Cook's voyages take on a peculiar, dreamlike quality. Salmond's claim is that Cook was far more affected by his exposure to the Polynesian world than historians have thought. This book is fascinating as an incom ...

ISBN 9780141021331
Published 25 August 2004 by Penguin
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Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand
   

Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Evans, Jeff

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"Polynesian navigation and the discovery of New Zealand offers a straightforward account of how and why Polynesian seafarers made their journey south to New Zealand shores. The first part discusses the origins of the voyages, legends of the homeland and the explorer Kupe, traditi ...

ISBN 9781877514159
Published 1 September 2011 by Oratia Media
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Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand
 

Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

By Evans, Jeff

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By examining myth, star charts and contemporary Polynesian seafaring, Jeff Evans traces the methods by which Polynesian explorers made their epic voyages, and retraces the historic sailing of the traditional canoe Hawaiki-nui with no modern aids from Tahiti down to New Zealand.

ISBN 9780947506407
Published 26 April 2017 by Oratia Media
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Dumont d'Urville: Explorer & Polymath
 

Dumont d'Urville: Explorer & Polymath (Hardback)

By Duyker, Edward

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Explorer Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842) is sometimes called France's Captain Cook. Born less than a year after the beginning of the French Revolution, he lived through turbulent times. He was an erudite polymath: a maritime explorer fascinated by botany, entom ...

ISBN 9781877578700
Published 1 September 2014 by Otago University Press
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The Times Concise Atlas of the World: 13th Edition

The Times Concise Atlas of the World: 13th Edition (Hardback, 13th edition)

By Atlases, Times

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A fully revised and updated twelfth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas range. This beautifully designed atlas has all the information you need, whether planning a trip, keeping in touch with world news, solving quizzes and crossword ...

ISBN 9780008183769
Published 31 October 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
 

Pacific: The Ocean of the Future (Paperback)

By Winchester, Simon

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Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future.

ISBN 9780008196967
Published 1 August 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Sea Of Dangers: Captain Cook And His Rivals

Sea Of Dangers: Captain Cook And His Rivals (Paperback)

By Blainey, Geoffrey

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In 1769, two ships set out in search of a missing continent: a French merchant ship and a small British naval vessel The Endeavour, commanded by James Cook. That Christmas, in New Zealand waters, the two captains were almost within sight of each other, though neither knew of the ...

ISBN 9780143204893
Published 2 August 2010 by Penguin
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Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States
 

Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States (Hardback)

Edited by Stein, Bruce; Kutner, Lynn S.; Adams, Jonathan S.; Foreword by Wilson, Edward O.

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The United States harbours an array of ecosystems which in turn sustain a variety of plant and animal life. This illustrated volume considers how species and ecosystems are faring, what is threatening them, and what is needed to protect the United States' remaining natural herita ...

ISBN 9780195125191
Published 1 June 2000 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Human Biology in Papua New Guinea: The Small Cosmos
 

Human Biology in Papua New Guinea: The Small Cosmos (Hardback)

Edited by Attenborough, Robert D.; Alpers, M. P.

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Papua New Guinea provides a small cosmos in which there is great diversity in a relatively small geographical area. This work describes the human biology of the country and presents studies of its geography, history, demography, social anthropology, linguistics and human genetics ...

ISBN 9780198575146
Published 26 November 1992 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Research monographs in human population biology
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Migration and Empire
 

Migration and Empire (Paperback)

By Harper, Marjory; Constantine, Stephen

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A unique comparative overview of the motives, means, and experiences of three main flows of empire migrants from the nineteenth century to the post-colonial period: UK migrants to white settler societies; non-white entrepreneurs and workers, relocating within Britain's empire; an ...

ISBN 9780198703365
Published 1 April 2014 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series
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