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Arctic ambitions : Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage / edited by James K. Barnett and David L. Nicandri ; Preface by Robin Inglis, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska.

Arctic ambitions : Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage / edited by James K. Barnett and David L. Nicandri ; Preface by Robin Inglis, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska.
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ISBN 9780295993997 (cloth : alk. paper)
Title Arctic ambitions : Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage / edited by James K. Barnett and David L. Nicandri ; Preface by Robin Inglis, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska.
Portion of title Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage
Publisher &/or associated date/s Washington, U.S. University of Washington Press, 2015.
©2015
Description xvii, 429 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), photographs, maps (chiefly colour) ; 23 x 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : Three Comments on Cook's Third Voyage / Nicholas Thomas -- James Cook, Navigator and Explorer : The Pacific Experience, 1768-1776 / John Gascoigne -- James Cook and the Northwest Passage : Approaching the Third Voyage / Glyn Williams -- Setting the Stage : Spain in the Pacific and the Northern Voyages of the 1770s / Iris Engstrand -- From Russia with Charts : Cook and the Russians in the North Pacific / Evguenia Anichtchenko -- James Cook and the New Navigation / Richard Dunn -- A New Look at Cook : Reflections on Sand, Ice, and His Diligent Voyage to the Arctic Ocean / David L. Nicandri -- Encounters : View of the Indigenous People of Nootka Sound from the Cook Expedition Records / Richard Inglis -- The Cook Expedition and Russian Colonialism in Southern Alaska / Aron L. Crowell -- Gifting, Trading, Selling, Buying : Following Northwest Coast Treasures Acquired on Cook's Third Voyage to Collections around the World / Adrienne L. Kaeppler -- The International Law of Discovery : Acts of Possession on the Northwest Coast of North America / Robert J. Miller -- Cook on the Coasts of the North Pacific and Arctic America : The Cartographic Achievement / John Robson -- Narrating an Alaskan Cruise : Aspects of Cook's Journal (1778) and Douglas's Edition of A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1784) / I.S. MacLaren -- The End of the Northern Mystery : George Vancouver's Survey of the Northwest Coast / James K. Barnett -- From Discoveries to Sovereignties : The Imperial Scramble for Northwestern North America / Barry Gough -- The Continuing Quest : The Lure of the Northwest Passage in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries / James P. Delgado -- Sea Ice in the Western Portal of the Northwest Passage from 1778 to the Twenty-first Century / Harry Stern -- Marine Navigation in the Arctic Ocean and the Northwest Passage / Lawson W. Brigham -- The Arctic in Focus : National Interests and International Cooperation / Gudrun Bucher and Robin Inglis.
Subjects Cook, James, -- 1728-1779
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- British
Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration
Northwest Passages -- Discovery exploration -- British
Other Authors &/or Associated Persons Barnett, James K., 1947- (editor.)
Nicandri, David L., 1948- (editor.)
Inglis, Robin (contributor.)
Call number 910.91632 ARC
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