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Explorer, Coloniser, Navigator: James Cook’s Legacy

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Explorer, navigator, coloniser: revisit Captain Cook’s legacy with the click of a mouse Captain James Cook arrived in the Pacific 250 years ago, triggering British colonisation of the region. We’re asking researchers to reflect on what happened and how it shapes us today. Click through below to explore Cook’s journey through the Pacific, his interactions […]

Explorer, navigator, coloniser: revisit Captain Cook’s legacy with the click of a mouse

Captain James Cook arrived in the Pacific 250 years ago, triggering British colonisation of the region. We’re asking researchers to reflect on what happened and how it shapes us today.

Click through below to explore Cook’s journey through the Pacific, his interactions with indigenous peoples and how that journey led to Australia becoming a penal colony 18 years later.

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Justin Bergman, Deputy Editor: Politics + Society, The Conversation; Sunanda Creagh, Head of Digital Storytelling, The Conversation, and Wes Mountain, Multimedia Editor, The Conversation

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Source: Tasmanian Times https://tasmaniantimes.com/2020/04/explorer-coloniser-navigator-james-cooks-legacy/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=explorer-coloniser-navigator-james-cooks-legacy

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