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James Cook

Explorer, Cartographer (27-Oct-1728 — 14-Feb-1779)


Martin Dugard. Farther Than Any Man: The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook. Simon and Schuster. 2001. 304pp.

Richard Hough. Captain James Cook. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. 1995. 398pp.

Victor Suthren. To Go Upon Discovery: James Cook and Canada, 1758-1767. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Dundurn Press. 2000.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.341)

  7. British Authors Before 1800 (p.118)

  8. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.128)

  9. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.141)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.122)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.105)

  12. Legends in Their Own Time (p.54)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.161)

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