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This caused lots of conflicts that he had to deal with as he traversed the world.
The main subject of the book is intercultural relationship. Having come from different cultural backgrounds, Captain Cook and his crew had to conflict with the Pacific Islanders. As a young boy, Cook was brought up in an environment that made him to have a different view on sex, politics, religion, war and trade. For instance, while growing up as a young boy in New Zealand, he had learnt that agriculture was a good thing that could help him a great deal. Later, as the story unfolds, we realize that this earlier beliefs came to influence whom Captain Cook would become during his voyages. To capture these issues, the author sub-divided the text into chapters like trade, worlds, sex, the sea, politics, religion, just to mention, but a few.
After reading the book, I would like to report that it is indeed one of the most fascinating and interesting stories about Captain Cook. Its flawlessness and continuity made it impossible for me to be bored. So, I spent 3 days to go through all the 304 pages without ever quitting. If it were boring, I would not have managed to complete it. The book is rich in stories, illustrations and several maps that could be relied upon to understand the Pacific and all the other places that Captain Cook had navigated. Nevertheless, I liked the language used in the book. It was a very simple and easier to understand. So, I never struggled to read the entire book. Had I not have other obligations, it would have taken me only 1 day to complete reading it.
If I were to purchase this book, I would have readily dished out $30 because it is worth it. It is rich in ethno history of the movements, interactions and accomplishments of Captain Cook during his navigations in the 18th century. It taught me that we are living in a culturally diversified society. Hence, to peacefully coexist, we need to learn to be
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