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Captain Cook: His Life, Voyages, and Discoveries by W.H.G. Kingston
     

Captain Cook: His Life, Voyages, and Discoveries by W.H.G. Kingston

by W.H.G. Kingston
 
CAPTAIN COOK is a short biography of the English explorer and navigator who was the first European to reach Hawaii, the east coast of Australia, and New Zealand. Cook (1728-1779) made three voyages of discovery to the Pacific, recording his experiences with the peoples he encountered, as well as making many maps and charts. His exploits made his widely known and

Overview

CAPTAIN COOK is a short biography of the English explorer and navigator who was the first European to reach Hawaii, the east coast of Australia, and New Zealand. Cook (1728-1779) made three voyages of discovery to the Pacific, recording his experiences with the peoples he encountered, as well as making many maps and charts. His exploits made his widely known and admired in his native Britain. Cook died in fight with native Hawaiians in 1779. Includes an active table of content with back-linking for easy navigation.

• Chapter 1 Captain Cook--His Life, Voyages, And Discoveries
• Chapter 2 First Voyage of Discovery. August 1768 to July 1771
• Chapter 3 Second Voyage of Discovery. June 1772 to July 1775
• Chapter 4 Third Voyage, July 1776 to October 1778
• Chapter 5 Subsequent History of Polynesia

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012179562
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
03/04/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
776,398
File size:
216 KB

Meet the Author

William Henry Giles Kingston (1814-1880) was a British writer known for his adventure stories for boys. Kingston also wrote popular accounts of explorers and translated several of the works of Jules Verne into English. He completed more than 130 books during his career.

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