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Beaglehole, J. C. (John Cawte)

Overview
Works: 367 works in 909 publications in 3 languages and 8,707 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Autobiographies  Biography  History  Diaries  Early maps  Conference papers and proceedings  Maps 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Performer, Composer, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: G246.C7, 910.924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. C Beaglehole
The life of Captain James Cook by J. C Beaglehole( Book )

23 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain James Cook is the greatest explorer-seaman of all time, yet the world had to wait almost two centuries for the first full-scale biography to do justice to the man and his achievements. The culmination of the life work of the most distinguished historian of Pacific exploration, this lavishly illustrated biography places Cook in the context of his times and affirms his eminence in the history of maritime discovery
The exploration of the Pacific by J. C Beaglehole( Book )

69 editions published between 1934 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery by James Cook( Book )

21 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of New Zealand by J. C Beaglehole( Book )

29 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of the early voyages to New Zealand and the men who made them
The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 1768-1771 by Joseph Banks( Book )

28 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banks travelled as a natural historian on the Endeavour with Captain James Cook. The voyage solved the problem of the nature of New Zealand, and also revealed the whole eastern coast of Australia. Banks kept this journal in which he vividly recorded things in great detail, whether he was in Brazil, Tierra del Fuego, Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, or the East Indies, in danger of death or merely enjoying himself hugely --through three most eventful years of discovery
Victoria University College : an essay towards a history by J. C Beaglehole( )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journals of Captain Cook by James Cook( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Captain Cook's Journals provide his vivid first-hand account of three extraordinary expeditions. These charted the entire coast of New Zealand and the east coast of Australia, and brought back detailed descriptions of Tahiti, Tonga and a host of, until then, unknown islands in the Pacific. The journals amply reveal the determination, courage and skill which enabled Cook to wrestle with the continuous dangers of uncharted seas and the problems of achieving a relationship with the peoples whose unannounced guest he became."--Jacket
The Feel of truth : essays in New Zealand and Pacific history by Peter Munz( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Hobson and the New Zealand Company : a study in colonial administration by J. C Beaglehole( Book )

7 editions published between 1928 and 1930 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of Australia by George Arnold Wood( Book )

10 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Zealand & the Statute of Westminster : five lectures by Victoria University of Wellington( Book )

14 editions published between 1944 and 1976 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCOTT (Copy 1): From the John Holmes Library Collection
The Journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery. : Charts & views by James Cook( Book )

4 editions published between 1955 and 1969 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The University of New Zealand : an historical study by J. C Beaglehole( Book )

13 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cook the writer by J. C Beaglehole( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Zealand : a short history by J. C Beaglehole( Book )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cook and the Russians : an addendum to the Hakluyt Society's edition of The voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780 by James Cook( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Captain Cook by J. C Beaglehole( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Number 875 of a limited second edition of 1000 copies
Nelson : a history of early settlement by Ruth M Allan( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the early settlement of the Nelson Province of New Zealand begins with the days of the Maori, and goes on through the visits of Tasman, Cook and D'Urville to consider the Wakefield system of colonisation as applied in Nelson, the voyages of emigrant ships, urban and rural development, the life and struggles of the colonists, the leading personalities engaged and the exploration of the hinterland. It contains what is certainly the best account of the "Wairau massacre" yet given, and breaks new ground with a fascinating chapter on the German settlers who came to the province. (From inside cover)
The journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery by James Cook( Book )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Captain James Cook?s first two voyages of exploration, in 1768-71 and 1772-75, had drawn the modern map of the South Pacific Ocean and had opened the door on the discovery of Antarctica. These expeditions were the subject of Volumes I and II of Dr J.C. Beaglehole?s edition of Cook?s Journals. The third voyage, on which Cook sailed in 1776, was directed to the Northern Hemisphere. Its objective was the discovery of?a Northern Passage by sea from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean? - the North-west Passage, sought since the 16th century, which would have transformed the pattern of world trade. The search was to take Cook into high latitudes where, as in the Antarctic, his skill in ice navigation was tested. Sailing north from Tahiti in 1778, Cook made the first recorded discovery of the Hawaiian Islands. On March 7 he sighted the Oregon coast in 44℗ʻ N. The remarkable voyage which he made northward along the Canadian and Alaskan coasts and through Bering Strait to his farthest north in 70℗ʻ nearly disproved the existence of a navigable passage towards the Atlantic and produced charts of impressive accuracy. Returning to Hawaii to refit, Cook met his death in a clash with the natives as tragic as it seems unnecessary. Dr Beaglehole discusses, with sympathy and insight, the tensions which led Cook, by then a tired man, into miscalculations alien to his own nature and habits. The volume and vitality of the records, both textual and graphic, for this voyage surpass those even for Cook?s second voyage. The surgeons William Anderson and David Samwell, both admirable observers, left journals which are also here printed in full for the first time. The documentation is completed, as in the previous volumes, by appendixes of documents and correspondence and by reproductions of original drawings and paintings mainly by John Webber, the artist of the expedition. In Dr Beaglehole?s words,?no one can study attentively the records of Cook?s third, and last, v"--Provided by publisher
The journals by James Cook( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Captain Cook's Journals provide his vivid first-hand account of three extraordinary expeditions. These charted the entire coast of New Zealand and the east coast of Australia, and brought back detailed descriptions of Tahiti, Tonga and a host of, until then, unknown islands in the Pacific. The journals amply reveal the determination, courage and skill which enabled Cook to wrestle with the continuous dangers of uncharted seas and the problems of achieving a relationship with the peoples whose unannounced guest he became."--Jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Beaglehole J.C.

Beaglehole J. C. 1901-1971

Beaglehole, J. C. (John Cawte)

Beaglehole, John Cawte.

Beaglehole, John Cawte 1901-1971

John Beaglehole

John Beaglehole historiador neozelandès

John Cawte Beaglehole historiador neozelandés

John Cawte Beaglehole historicus uit Nieuw-Zeeland (1901-1971)

John Cawte Beaglehole historien néo-zélandais

John Cawte Beaglehole neuseeländischer Historiker

John Cawte Beaglehole New Zealand historian

Биглехол Дж.

ビーグルホール, J.C.

Languages
English (301)

Japanese (5)

Maori (1)