Captain cooks voyages of discovery terra australis incognita the unknown southern land the existence or not of this mysterious mythical place had been puzzled over since it was first hypothesised by the ancient greeks and romans. His books include entangled objects 1991 oceanic art 1995 discoveries the voyages of captain cook 2003 and islanders the pacific in the age of empire 2010 which was awarded the wolfson history prize customers who bought this item also bought page 1 of 1 start over page 1 of 1 . The first voyage of james cook was a combined royal navy and royal society expedition to the south pacific ocean aboard hms endeavour from 1768 to 1771it was the first of three pacific voyages of which cook was the commander the aims of this first expedition were to observe the 1769 transit of venus across the sun 3 4 june of that year and to seek evidence of the postulated terra . Discoveries the voyages of captain cook by nicholas thomas published by allen lane in 2003 isbn 0 713 99557 2 thomas is professor of anthropology at goldsmiths college university of london and it is the interaction of people with which he is concerned in this book the interaction between cook and his crew including the artists and the indigenous people they encountered on the voyages
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