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- DescriptionIn 1769, two ships set out in search of a missing continent: a French merchant ship (the St Jean-Baptiste) commanded by Jean de Surville, and a British naval vessel (the Endeavour) commanded by James Cook. This title tells the story of the rival ships and the men who sailed in them - their daily lives, the hardships and pleasures they experienced.
- Author BiographyGeoffrey Blainey is one of Australia's most significant and popular historians. He has written more than thirty books including The Tyranny of Distance, Triumph of the Nomads, A Short History of Australia, Black Kettle and Full Moon, and the best-selling A Short History of the World. He is one of the few Australians whose biography appears in Encyclopaedia Britannica. In 2000 Professor Blainey was the recipient of Australia's highest honour, Companion in the Order of Australia (AC). A note from the editor: As always, Blainey's latest history is beautifully written, drawing us into the lives of those on board. He uses just enough contemporary comparisons to allow us to reposition ourselves in time.
- Author(s)Geoffrey Blainey
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication31/08/2009
- GenreRegional History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Out-of-print date20/05/2013
- Content NoteIllustrations, maps
- Weight728 g
- Width160 mm
- Height226 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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