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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Lance Bertelsen The first descriptions of Hawaiian surfing were written by David Samwell, surgeon of HMS Discovery , and James King, second lieutenant of HMS Resolution , in the months bracketing Captain James Cook’s death at Kealakekua Bay on 14 February 1779. In his journal entry for 22 January...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 64–99.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Lance Bertelsen Unpublished letters in the Burke archive (Sheffield and Northampton) reveal that when Captain James Cook’s Resolution departed Plymouth in July 1776, Lieutenant James King harbored strong pro-American sympathies and that these sympathies were possibly shared by his fellow messmates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 88–93.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Pamela Cheek Harriet Guest. Empire, Barbarism, and Civilisation: Captain Cook, William Hodges, and the Return to the Pacific (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2007). Pp. xx + 249. 32 b/w + 50 color ills. $99 Kay Dian Kriz. Slavery, Sugar, and the Culture of Refinement: Picturing the British...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 September 2021
...-called Western modernity. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Pacific Enlightenment voyaging James Cook mariners When the scholar-astronomer Lieutenant James King heard he was to join Captain James Cook's third voyage to the Pacific, he hurried to call on the famous explorer...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... not be concealed or explained away, but to Burney was clearly unsuitable for discussion in “good Company” (Burney, With Captain Cook, “Bunny! O! Bunny The Burney Family in Oceania 6 1 It was, he writes in the o¤cial log, “such a shocking scene of Carnage & Barbarity as can never...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 98–115.
Published: 01 April 2006
... 0-393-06050-0 Anne Salmond, The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas (London: Penguin. Allen Lane, 2003). Pp. 544. £8.99. ISBN 0-141-01-0037 Nicholas Thomas. Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook (London: Penguin. Allen Lane, 2004). Pp. 512. £10.99 paper. ISBN 0...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2002
...-intro.q4.jw 3/25/03 3:28 PM Page 5 Introduction 5 Figure 1. Mr. Fisher as Tereeboo. King of the Island of O__Why__hee, in the Death of Captain Cook, from Creed’s Theatrical Portraits (21 Sept. 1818...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 164–180.
Published: 01 September 2002
... into the Pacific by Captain Cook and his companions some thirty years earlier. Whereas the accounts of Bougainville’s and Cook’s voyages fuelled the fashion for the Pacific, the Egyptian venture gave rise to a type of exoticism with a specifi- cally Oriental flavor.6...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 78–97.
Published: 01 September 2002
... explains some of the height- ened interest. After weeks on blank, rolling seas, men such as Captain Cook and Joseph Banks wanted to observe, record, and reflect on every feature of onshore life. Also, the fact that explorers had already discovered the outlines...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 118–127.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in their Journal of Voyage Round the World, and the 774 publication of Hawkesworth’s An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by . . . Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook.  ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 62–80.
Published: 01 January 2007
... captain. He concludes by openly linking Bligh’s career to Britain’s global power, encouraging him to seek out countries and nations “yet unknown / . . . And with thy Country’s fame augment thine own.”8 The fact that Bligh had sailed with Cook was of enormous importance to his reputation, because...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 April 2014
... writer in two chapters on Seward’s contributions to the Poetical Amusements volumes, her stature as a public writer in chapters on the elegies for Major André and Captain Cook, and her relation to the literature of sentimentality in two chapters on her verse novel Louisa (1784). There are four...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the actual landed gentry, a group of names that are associated with land-ownership in the novel—Elliot, Dal- rymple, and Carteret—can be seen as references to actual “navy greats” linked with the famed Captain Cook (212). Finding Crofts and Musgraves (a variant of Musgrove) in Sir Walter Elliot’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 69–87.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... 24. John Cooke, Memoirs of the Late War, Comprising the Narrative of Captain Cooke , quoted in Voices From the Peninsula , ed. Fletcher, 124. 23. A Journal kept in the British Army, from the Landing of the Troops under the command of Earl Moira, at Ostend, in June 1794, to their Return...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., but also the careers of Captain Cook and Admiral Horatio Nelson, who had risen from the unlanded gentry.35 Of course, we should not view the positive portrayals of naval officers as an endorsement of all men in that profession. After all, Henry Crawford s corrupt uncle is a successful admi- ral...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 122–129.
Published: 01 April 2010
...: Hunting in Britain since 1066 (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2008). Pp. xii + 283. 18 ills. $25 paper. ISBN 978-0-300-14545-8 Guest, Harriet. Empire, Barbarism, and Civilisation: Captain Cook, William Hodges, and the Return to the Pacific (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 2007). Pp. xx + 249. 50...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 97–105.
Published: 01 January 2009
... no “enhancement” and no entrepreneurship in that market, reducing her to a gray, institutional figure as disciplined as her opposite, the reformed “Magdalen” (chapter 2). I was fasci- nated by Rosenthal’s analysis of the competing narratives of sexual encounter emanating from Captain Cook’s voyage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 105–126.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Elegy on Captain Cook (1780), was rumored by Richard Lovell Edgeworth to be Darwin’s work.26 Darwin thus trespasses on her not only as a plagiarist, but also (for lack of a better term) as a reverse plagiarist, attributing some of his verses to her, and as the supposed author of some of her...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 9–18.
Published: 01 January 2009
... by calumniating Captain Cook, Joseph Banks, and anyone else who entertained an occasional erotic thought while sailing around the unexplored world. Christa Knellwolf recounts some interesting passages in the career of Cagliostro, yet the relation of this study to this volume seems obscure, unless...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 202–224.
Published: 01 September 2002
... too strange to be possible and he initially suspected a hoax.1 Where Joseph Banks saw a wealth of botanic knowledge in a bay that would be named after that fact, and Captain Cook’s Endeavour log represented the area favorably, Arthur Phillip, commander...