Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator

Book - 2011
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This book offers a biography of the unacknowledged Tahitian navigator who was essential to the success and eventual fame of Captain Cook's historic voyage on the Endeavour .

* A detailed, four-year chronology from 1767-1770

* Six pieces of iconic artwork created by Tupaia himself are included, providing a rare glimpse into a long-gone people

* An image of Tupaia's chart, drawn to demonstrate his vast knowledge of the Pacific to Captain Cook

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2011
ISBN: 9780313387487
Branch Call Number: 910.92 T839d 2011
Characteristics: xii, 255 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm


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