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Published by University of Hawai"i Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Oceania

Subjects:

  • Cook, James, 1728-1779.,
  • Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohann Reinhold Forster ; edited by Nicholas Thomas, Harriet Guest, and Michael Dettelbach ; with a linguistics appendix by Karl H. Rensch.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsThomas, Nicholas, 1960-, Guest, Harriet., Dettelbach, Michael.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG420.C65 F67 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxviii, 446 p. :
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1269456M
ISBN 100824817257
LC Control Number95000582

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John Reinhold Forster (–98), a scientific writer and translator of German origin, took part in Cook's second Pacific voyage, from to , and published this study, which records his examinations of 'nature in its greatest extent; the earth, the sea, the air, the organic and animated creation', in Cited by: Observations Made During a Voyage Round the World, on Physical Geography, Natural History, and Ethic Philosophy: Especially On: 1. The Earth and Its Strata; 2. Water and the Ocean; 3. The Atmosphere; 4. The Changes of the Globe; 5. Organic Bodies; and 6. The Human Species, Volume 1. Get this from a library! Observations made during a voyage round the world. [Johann Reinhold Forster; Nicholas Thomas; Harriet Guest; Michael Dettelbach]. Observations made during a Voyage round the World, on Physical Geography, Natural History, and Ethic Philosophy - - First edition. Folding map, large folding table. 4to. Contemporary calf, re-backed.

Get this from a library! Observations made during a voyage round the world, on physical geography, natural history, and ethic philosophy . [Johann Reinhold Forster; George Robinson; Joseph Kinsey, Sir; William Fitzherbert, Sir; H G R Mason; Mary Mason; Alexander Turnbull; Christian Samuel Kalthoeber] -- An account of Cook's second circumnavigation in H.M.S. Resolution. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Observations made during a voyage round the world, on physical Forster, Johann Reinhold, View full . Forster (John Reinhold) OBSERVATIONS MADE DURING A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. Published: G. Robinson, London, , Observations made during a voyage round the world, or, Physical geography, natural history, and ethic philosophy [microform]: especially on: 1. the earth and its strata: 2. water and the ocean: 3. the atmosphere: 4. the changes of the globe: 5. organic bodies: and 6. the human species / by John Reinhold Forster G. Robinson London.

{{Citation | title=Observations made during a voyage round the world, on physical geography, natural history, and ethic philosophy / by John Reinold Forster | author1=Forster, Johann Reinhold, | author2=Long, Walter | author3=Prime, Richard | author4=Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle Upon Tyne | year= | publisher=Printed for G. Robinson | language=English | url. Observations made during a voyage round the world Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. Pigafetta tells how, being in Barcelona in , he heard about Magellan’s expedition, and being wishful to learn about the world, he asked for and obtained the permission to join in the voyage. Magellan’s fleet weighed anchor from Seville on August 10th of the same year with five smaller vessels, heading towards Canary Islands and down. Unlike the systematic approach of Johann Reinhold Forster's later book Observations Made during a Voyage round the World (), A Voyage Round the World is a chronology of the voyage, but written as entertaining literature instead of a dry collection of facts, including the use of quotations from classical literature to frame the : Georg Forster.