The trial of the cannibal dog : the remarkable story of Captain Cook's encounters in the South Seas

By: Anne Salmond

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cloth, dust jacket, xxii, 506 pages., [8] p. plates. : illustrated, This is an account of Cook's South Sea voyages, in which he plunged south to discover Antarctica and then veered north to discover Hawaii. In Anne Salmond's narrative, Cook's ships, far from remaining little wooden islands of Englishness in a Polynesian sea, become tangled in the worlds they encounter.

Title: The trial of the cannibal dog : the remarkable story of Captain Cook's encounters in the South Seas

Author Name: Anne Salmond

Categories: History, Biography & Autobiography, Australia,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2003

ISBN Number: 0300100922

ISBN Number 13: 9780300100921

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: History

Size: 8 vo,

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 112557297

Keywords: Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography., Voyages around the world -- History -- 18th Century Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.Cook, James, -- 1728-1779. Discoveries in geography.Voyages around the world. .Polynesia -- History.