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Narrative of the Voyages Round the World, Performed by Captain James Cook

By: Andrew Kippis
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Narrative of the Voyages Round the World, performed by Captain James Cook," authored by Andrew Kippis, is a comprehensive account of the renowned explorer's three epic voyages of exploration during the 18th century. This book has been deemed a classic and has been a great collection of ideas that are comprehended into a single draft to read by readers of several age groups. Captain James Cook, a British navigator, undertook these journeys to various regions, including the Pacific Ocean and the coastlines of continents. Andrew Kippis, a biographer and nonconformist minister, compiled this narrative by drawing from Cook's journals and accounts of his voyages. The book vividly describes Cook's encounters with indigenous peoples, his mapping of new territories, and his contributions to the fields of geography, anthropology, and natural history. Kippis provides a meticulous portrayal of Cook's navigational skills, scientific observations, and diplomatic interactions with local populations. The narrative offers insight into the challenges and discoveries of these remarkable expeditions, highlighting Cook's determination to expand geographical knowledge and bridge cultural divides.

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Andrew Kippis

He was born in Nottingham, the son of silk-hosier Robert Kippis. After attending Carre's Grammar School in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, he transferred at the age of 16 to the Dissenting Academy in Northampton, whose president at the time was Dr Philip Doddridge. From 1763 to 1784, he taught classical and philological subjects in the Coward Trust's academy in Hoxton, and afterwards at the New College in Hackney. Kippis was a prolific writer. He made significant contributions to The Gentleman's Magazine, The Monthly Review, and The Library, and he founded the New Annual Register. He wrote sermons and pamphlets, and he added a biography to Nathaniel Lardner's Works (1788). He contributed a biography to Philip Doddridge's Exposition of the New Testament (1792). His most important work is his edition of the Biographia Britannica, of which he only published five volumes (folio, 1778-1793). Joseph Towers, minister of Newington Green Unitarian Church, assisted him in this endeavor.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 330Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359321680
  • ISBN-13:9789359321684
  • Item Weight: 495g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 18.2mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General