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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 98–115.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Jonathan Lamb Duke University Press 2006 Review Essay Cook and the Question of Naval History Jonathan Lamb Vanderbilt University Inga Clendinnen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 115–135.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Sandra Sherman The College of William & Mary 2004 “The Whole Art and Mystery of Cooking”: What Cookbooks Taught Readers in the Eighteenth Century Sandra Sherman University...
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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...Lance Bertelsen Unpublished letters in the Burke archive (Sheffield and Northampton) reveal that when Captain James Cook’s Resolution departed Plymouth in July 1776, Lieutenant James King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 (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 (2002) 26 (3): 181–201.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Alexandra Cook The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26312-Cook.q4.jw.SH 3/25/03 3:36 PM Page 181 Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Exotic Botany Alexandra Cook...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 118–122.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Daniel Cook Damrosch Leo . Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World . ( New Haven : Yale Univ. , 2013 ). Pp. xi + 573 . $35 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay The Ehrenpreis Dilemma and the Lives of Swift...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 94–111.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Stewart Cooke “You must get rid … of this Cold, as fast as possible, because we want you at Twickenham !,” cried Richard Owen Cambridge on 22 January 1785 while visiting the ailing Frances Burney at her home in St. Martin’s Street, London. There is little doubt that Cambridge did, indeed, want...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Cook between 1772 and 1780. What the family called “Jemm’s Otaehitie Merchandize” included material objects, but also social connections, texts, and knowledge. This article outlines how these were used by James and Frances, their cousin Edward Francisco Burney, and Hester Thrale, to create real...
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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 (2024) 48 (2): 83–87.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Octavia Cox octavia.cox@keble.ox.ac.uk Daniel Cook . Reading Swift's Poetry ( Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. , 2020 ). Pp. 316 . $100 , £75 . Copyright 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 Poets steal. Or, to put it politely, borrow. Jonathan Swift preposterously claimed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2002
... through possession. Bernard Smith begins his incisive study Imagining the Pacific in the ECL26302-intro.q4.jw 3/25/03 3:28 PM Page 4 4 Eighteenth-Century Life Wake of the Cook Voyages with a discussion of how the frequently grotesque medieval...
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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 (2014) 38 (3): 137–144.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Beatrice Fink Spary E. C. . Eating the Enlightenment: Food and the Sciences in Paris, 1670-1760 . ( Chicago : Univ. of Chicago , 2012 ). Pp. 366 . 20 ills. $ 40.50 Davis Jennifer J. . Defining Culinary Authority: The Transformation of Cooking in France, 1650-1830...
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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 (2007) 31 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., and told such strange Stories” (xiv). Edward Cooke, a shipmate of Rog- ers, emphasizes the same dichotomy before presenting his own account of Selkirk: It would be no diffi cult Matter to embellish a Narrative with many Romantick Incidents, to please the unthinking Part of Mankind, who...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 118–127.
Published: 01 September 2004
... group. La Boudeuse actually sailed within sight of the Great Barrier Reef on 5 June 768, but its route via today’s New Guinea and Indonesia took it too far north to come upon Terra Australis, which thus remained incognita until James Cook discovered it and explored its shores two years later.17...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 18–62.
Published: 01 January 2014
... (London: C. Cooke, 1799). The same image appears in Cooke’s edition of 1794. Courtesy of the trustees of the British Museum. nion’s assaulting of Hatchway happens “at the same hour, every night, for three months before,” making it more of a running gag than an expression of sudden...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 147–155.
Published: 01 January 2002
... parts of Nuyt’s Land exceed it in sterility” (Flannery’s edition, p. 104). On his first visit Dampier met some people, but their ugliness and poverty amazed him. Compared with them the Hottentots were gentlemen who lived in opulence, he declared. Cook tried...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 62–80.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Eighteenth-Century Life of enlightened discipline and cared for their crews. In this context, the Bounty mutiny had great impact. After James Cook’s successful voyages of exploration (1766 – 78), the Bounty expedition was Britain’s seminal, state- sponsored attempt to exploit the Pacifi c...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 January 2021
... on Captain James Cook. Seward makes a brief return in this chapter, as Bailes contrasts her poetic musings on Cook s exemplary life as a charitable British explorer with Williams s portrait. For Williams, Cook s death and legacy make him the friend of the human race, a figure who sees his explorations...