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Science and exploration in the Pacific : European voyages to the southern oceans in the eighteenth century / edited by Margarette Lincoln.

Science and exploration in the Pacific : European voyages to the southern oceans in the eighteenth century / edited by Margarette Lincoln.
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ISBN 0851157211 (hardback : alk. paper)
058518223X (electronic bk.)
0851158366 (pbk.)
Title Science and exploration in the Pacific : European voyages to the southern oceans in the eighteenth century / edited by Margarette Lincoln.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY, USA : Boydell Press in association with the National Maritime Museum, 1998.
Description xix, 228 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Note Essays, most adapted from papers given at a conference held 1997 by the National Maritime Museum in association with the Royal Society, to mark the voyage to and around Britain of Endeavour II, the Australian replica of Cook's ship Endeavour.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-219) and index.
Contents Foreword / Richard Ormond -- Pt. I. Strategy. The Endeavour Voyage: A Coincidence of Motives / Glyndwr Williams. Shaking off the Spanish Yoke: British Schemes to Revolutionise America, 1739-1807 / Alan Frost. Joseph Banks and the Expansion of Empire / John Gascoigne -- Pt. II. Methodology and Selectivity. From the South Seas to the Sun: The Astronomy of Cook's Voyages / Wayne Orchiston. Malaspina and the Shrinking Spanish Lake / Donald C. Cutter. The Politics and Pragmatics of Seaborne Plant Transportation, 1769-1805 / Nigel Rigby -- Pt. III. Perceptions. Lord Sandwich's Collection of Polynesian Artefacts / Peter Gathercole. Cook and Tupaia, a Tale of Cartographic Meconnaissance? / David Turnbull. Note on the Drawings by an Unknown Artist from the Voyage of HMS Endeavour / Harold B. Carter. The Point Venus 'Scene' / Neil Rennie -- Pt. IV. Transformations. Translating Cultures: William Ellis and Missionary Writing / Rod Edmond.
Tails of Wonder: Constructions of the Kangaroo in Late Eighteenth-Century Scientific Discourse / Markman Ellis. Unruly Subjects: Sexuality, Science and Discipline in Eighteenth-Century Pacific Exploration / Neil Hegarty. Cook and the New Anthropology / Jackie Huggins.
Additional form available Also available online via the World Wide Web, made available by netLibrary.
Local note Edwards copy: Loosely inserted inside front cover is a card/order form, from Boydell & Brewer, advertising "The Journals of Captain Cook" edited by J.C. Beaglehole.
Subjects Cook, James, -- 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Oceania
Cook, James, -- 1728-1779
Endeavour (Ship)
Endeavour (Ship)
Voyages around the world -- History -- 18th century
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration
Other Authors &/or Associated Persons Lincoln, Margarette
Other Corporate Bodies National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
Endeavour II (Ship)
Call number 910.45 SCI
EDWARDS 910.45 SCI
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