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The Life of Captain James Cook the Circumnavigator

By: Arthur Kitson
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Life of Captain James Cook, the Circumnavigator," authored by Arthur Kitson, presents a comprehensive and engaging exploration of the remarkable achievements and adventures of the legendary British explorer, Captain James Cook. 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. Some stories are gruesome and bizarre, while others softly creep up on you and pull you in. Arthur Kitson's work delves into the life, exploits, and legacy of Cook, who is renowned for his pioneering voyages of exploration during the 18th century. The narrative delves into Cook's early years, his naval career, and his transformative journeys that charted uncharted waters, mapped new territories, and significantly expanded European knowledge of the world. Kitson sheds light on Cook's meticulous approach to navigation, his interactions with diverse cultures, and his contributions to geography, anthropology, and natural history. Through Kitson's vivid descriptions, readers are transported to the various landscapes and cultures that Cook encountered, from the Pacific islands to the coastlines of continents.

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Arthur Kitson

Arthur Kitson was a British monetary thinker and inventor who lived from 6 April 1859 to 2 October 1937. M.E. rthur Kitson was born in London, England. He is the fourth son of London lawyer James Kitson, Esq., and the cousin of Sir James Kitson, Baronet. Arthur Kitson received his education from private tutors and at King's College, London, where he won the Whitworth scholarship in a difficult examination, finishing second out of 600 competitors. He moved to the United States after finishing college and was hired by the Baldwin Locomotive Company of Philadelphia. On March 25, 1886, he married Fannie Ernestina Aschenbach in Spring Garden, Philadelphia. They had seven children before divorcing. Arthur Kitson knew William Jennings Bryan personally and worked on his presidential campaign in Pennsylvania in 1896.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 222Pages
  • ISBN-10:935932714X
  • ISBN-13:9789359327143
  • Item Weight: 333g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.5mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General