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Pac.DU626.O28 1992
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TITLE: The apotheosis of Captain Cook : European mythmaking in the Pacific / Gananath Obeyesekere.
AUTHOR: Obeyesekere, Gananath.
PUBLISHED: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press ; Honolulu, Hawaii : Bishop Museum Press, c1992.
DESCRIPTION: xvii, 251 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
NOTES: "This book has been composed in Adobe Caslon"
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-244) and index.
NOTES: Booklist
NOTES: New York Times Book Review
NOTES: Examines the discrepancies between Cook the legend and the person based on shipboard journals and logs in the exploration of Hawaii.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Cook, James, 1728-1779.
SUBJECT: Hawaii--History--To 1893.
SUBJECT: Hawaii--History--To 1893--Historiography.
SUBJECT: Polynesia--Discovery and exploration.
SUBJECT: Ethnology--Polynesia.
SUBJECT: Hawaii--History.
SUBJECT: Polynesia--Exploration.
ADDED ENTRY: European mythmaking in the Pacific.

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