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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas
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'In this rich and stylish description by New Zealand scholar Salmond, Cook's voyages take on a peculiar, dreamlike quality. Salmond's claim is that Cook was far more affected by his exposure to the Polynesian world than historians have thought.'

'This book is fascinating as an incomparable travelogue filled with amazing stories – the sexual paradise of Tahiti, the 'discovery' of Hawaii, close relations with Maori, and Cook's tragic death on the beach in Hawaii.The 'trial' of the title followed a horrific incident in New Zealand's Queen Charlotte Sound when Maori killed and ate a boatload of Cook's men. Later, sailors caught a dog guzzling a pink remnant, put the dog on trial, then convicted, cooked and ate it.' (Source: Publisher's website)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Allen Lane ,
      2003 .
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      Extent: xxii, 506p.,[8]p. platesp.
      Description: illus., maps.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index, and bibliographical references: p.[443]-491.
      ISBN: 0713996617
    • New Haven, Connecticut,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Yale University Press ,
      2003 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: xxii, 506pp.
      Description: illus. (some col.), maps.
      ISBN: 0300100922
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Penguin ,
      2004 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 506p.
      Description: illus. (b & w), some col, maps
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: To Jeremy, with love and pride.
      • Includes appendix, index, and bibliographical references.
      ISBN: 0141010037

Works about this Work

Non Fiction Fiona Capp , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 July 2004; (p. 4)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
Fixing the Bounds Alan Frost , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 255 2003; (p. 12-13)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
Cook's Dogged Tour H. A. Willis , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 27 September 2003; (p. 16)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
Revisiting the High Seas Alan Frost , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 September 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
One Book a Week 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 September 2003; (p. 10)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
Cook's Crossed Destinies Nicolas Rothwell , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23-24 August 2003; (p. 13)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
Cook Book a Recipe for Indigestion Tony Baker , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 23 August 2003; (p. 9)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13-14 September 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
One Book a Week 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 September 2003; (p. 10)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
Revisiting the High Seas Alan Frost , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 September 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of The Trial of the Cannibal Dog : Captain Cook in the South Seas Anne Salmond , 2003 single work biography
Last amended 12 Jan 2016 11:02:27
Subjects:
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    Tahiti,
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    Society Islands,
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    French Polynesia,
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    South Pacific, Pacific Region,
  • Hawaii,
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    United States of America (USA),
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    Americas,
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    New Zealand,
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    Pacific Region,
Settings:
  • Pacific Region,
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