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By Stephen Baines

ISBN-10: 0750962143

ISBN-13: 9780750962148

the 1st publication to inform the whole tale of Cook's service provider ships of their old context While the tale of Endeavour is extensively written approximately, Captain prepare dinner sailed in or with 8 ships that started their lives as service provider ships. This designated illustrated historical past tells the tale of those ships and the folk who sailed in them. In putting those ships and other people within the own, political, social, monetary, clinical, and spiritual contexts in their instances, this ebook offers a understandable account of the Eighteenth Century. usually utilizing modern resources, this gripping account fills a spot in prepare dinner heritage and makes an attempt to seize whatever of that intriguing, violent, gossipy yet mostly untaught and unknown, interval during which those vessels and their humans sailed actually and figuratively among the previous global and the new.

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