The Voyages of Captain James Cook

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Follow James Cook and his men as they embark on voyages of startling discovery...


Dr. Nicholas Thomas, an authority on Pacific cultures and the director of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, offers thoughtfully selected writings from James Cook and his editor, John Hawkesworth, as well as from naturalist Georg Forster and astronomer James King, both of whom traveled alongside Cook.

From the coasts of South America and Antarctica, to New Zealand and Australia, Alaska ans Siberia, the East Indies and vast Indian Ocean, The Voyages of James Cook is a beautiful and sprawling journey bound to enthrall anyone who loves history, science, art and a classic adventure tale.