James Cook, son of a farm laborer and onetime shopkeeper's apprentice, became one of England's greatest explorers. On his final voyage, Cook was stabbed to death during the season of war in Hawaii. This title helps you learn how this daring explorer charted far-flung regions of the globe.
Chelsea House Publishers
Lace, William W.
full-colour & black-&-white photographs & maps, sidebars, chronology & timeline, bibliography, glossary, further resources, web sites, index