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The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas

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By: Anne Salmond

506 pages, Col plates, b/w illus

Allen Lane

Hardback | May 2003 | #142087 | ISBN: 0713996617
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The author, a distinguished New Zealand anthropological historian and an authority on the relations between Europeans and Polynesians, provides a rich account of Cook's three voyages. The interaction of Cook's party with the many isolated communities they find forms the main theme.


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