Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World

£9.99
  In stock online

Product Details

+

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

`HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR' Christopher Hart, Sunday Times

An inventive biography of one of the most famous ships of all time - an alluring combination of history, adventure and science

From Johnson's Dictionary to campaigns for liberty, the Enlightenment was an age of endeavours. `Endeavour' was also the name given to a commonplace, coal-carrying vessel bought by the Royal Navy in 1768 for an expedition to the South Seas. No one could have guessed that Endeavour would go on to become the most significant ship in the history of British exploration.

Endeavour famously carried Captain James Cook on his first great voyage, but her complete story has never been told before. Here, Peter Moore sets out to explore the different lives of this remarkable ship - from the acorn that grew into the oak that made her, to her rich and complex legacy.

`Fascinating and richly detailed... Peter Moore has brought us an acute insight into the ship that carried some of the most successful explorers across the world. A fine book that's definitely worth exploring' MICHAEL PALIN

ISBN/EAN: 9781784703929
Author: Moore, Peter
Publication Date: 06/06/2019
Product Type: Paperback
Number of Pages: 432
Publisher: Vintage

Delivery & Collection Options

+

Ask Us A Question

+

Reviews

+

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. It looks like cookies are disabled in your browser. To find out more about our cookie usage policy click here then to find out about changing your browser cookie settings click here (This link opens in a window).

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. By using this site you give implied consent. For more infomation please review our use of cookies in our Cookie Policy and then Accept and Close this bar.

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. It looks like cookies are disabled in your browser. To find out more about our cookie usage policy click here then to find out about changing your browser cookie settings click here (This link opens in a window).

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. By using this site you give implied consent. For more infomation please review our use of cookies in our Cookie Policy and then Accept and Close this bar.