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James Cook

Gifts and Treasures From the South Seas : the Cook/Forster Collection, Gottingen = Gaben Und Schatze Aus Der Sudsee : Die Gottinger Sammlung Cook/Forster
(Book - 1998 )
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Documenting 500 objects from a unique collection of art from Oceania and the Americas, with details of Cook's voyages.
Title: James Cook
gifts and treasures from the South Seas : the Cook/Forster Collection, Gottingen = Gaben und Schatze aus der Sudsee : Die Gottinger Sammlung Cook/Forster
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, c1998
Characteristics: 350, [1] p. :,ill. (some col.), maps ;,31 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Gundolf Kruger ; with contributions by Christian F. Feest ... [et al.]
Contents: Exchanged value : the winding paths of the objects = Getauschter wert : die verschlungenen pfade der objekte / Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin
Cook's voyages and the European discovery of the South Seas = Cooks reisen und die europaische entdeckung der Sudsee / Manfred Urban
The acquisition history of the Gottingen collection = Die erwerbungsgeschichte der Gottinger sammlung / Manfred Urban
The Gottingen collection in an international context = Die Gotting sammlung im internationalen kontext / Adrienne L. Kaeppler
Tahiti and the society islands : an archipelago as seen in the light of European yearnings = Tahiti und die gesellschaftsinseln : ein archipel im spiegel europaischer sehnsuchte / Gundolf Kruger
New Zealand : land of the long white cloud = Neuseeland : land der langen, weigbsen wolke / Markus Schindlbeck
Tonga : entry into complex hierarchies = Tonga : eintritt in komplexe hierarchien / Adrienne L. Kaeppler
Marquesas : plagued by misfortune = Marquesas : unter einem unglucklichen stern / Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin
Hawai'i : ritual encounters = Hawai'i : die begegnung als ritus / Adrienne L. Kaeppler
The New Hebrides and New Caledonia : confrontations as mirrored by the collected ethnographic items = Neue Hebriden und Neukaledonien : konfrontationen im spiegel der gesammelten ethnographica / Volker Harms
Tierra del Fuego = Feuerland ; The north-west coast of America and the Arctic = Nordwestkuste Amerikas und Artis / Christian F. Feest
ISBN: 3791318683
Branch Call Number: 709.9 J27 1998
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-[351])
Other Language: Text in English and German in parallel columns
Subject Headings: Pacific Area Discovery and exploration Material culture Pacific Area Catalogs Ethnology Pacific Area Ethnological museums and collections Germany Göttingen Catalogs Cook/Forster Collection (Göttingen, Germany) Catalogs Cook, James, 1728-1779 Ethnological collections Cook, James, 1728-1779 Travel
Topical Term: Material culture
Ethnology
Ethnological museums and collections
LCCN: 98181972
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Accounts of Cook's travels in the South Pacific, circa 1769, illustrated with engravings of the voyages and maps published during that era.


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