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The Apotheosis of Captain Cook

Gananath Obeyesekere

The Apotheosis of Captain Cook

European Mythmaking in the Pacific

by Gananath Obeyesekere

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Published by Princeton Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Australasian & Pacific history,
  • Biography: general,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Australasia, Oceania & Other Land Areas,
  • General,
  • Sociology,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7756901M
    ISBN 100691036217
    ISBN 109780691036212

      ; The voyages of Captain James Cook stand among the greatest feats of exploration undertaken in any age. The only 18th – century explorer to lead more than one Pacific voyage, Cook embarked on three circumnavigations between and and was responsible for modernizing the unreliable maps created previously of the Pacific’s expanse and the New World’s . James Cook was born on the 27th of October , and was one of seven children. His father was a poor farm labourer, and so was James until getting a job at a Grocer's assistant. Cook then began to work as an apprentice for a firm of ship owners. At the age of 18, James Cook found employment on the. Captain Cook by MacLean, Alistair and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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"In The Apotheosis of Captain Cook, a fascinating and important book, Gananath Obeyesekere examines the murder and the events leading up to it in a fresh way. He enlarges the debate about how we think not only about our own diminishing collection of heroes, but also about the outsiders of European history, in this case the eighteenth-century Hawaiians."Cited by:   The Apotheosis of Captain Cook book.

Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In January Captain James Cook discovered the H /5. The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific (Paperback) by Obeyesekere, Gananath published by Princeton University Press Skip to main content Try Prime/5(7).

Questioning the circumstances surrounding Cook's so-called divinity - or apotheosis - and his death, Gananath Obeyesekere debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western civilizer is a god to savages.

Obeyesekere's The Apotheosis of Captain Cook is a polemic, often wrongheaded (in my view), but always provocative.

As with Smith and Dening, I found that reading Obeyesekere sharpened my own thinking about Cook and provided an antidote to the hagiographic, Anglocentric tone of much that's been written about the captain. In this new edition of "The Apotheosis of Captain Cook", the author addresses, in a lengthy afterword, Marshall Sahlins's book, How "Natives" Think, which was a direct response to this work.

(source: Nielsen Book Data)Author: Obeyesekere, Gananath. The Apotheosis of Captain Cook is a significant book for those disciplines, such as history, anthropology, and studies in religion, that report on other people's cultures and other people's myths. Obeyesekere shows how myth models contain presuppositions regarding normativity that, despite efforts at.

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He enlarges the debate about how we think not only about our own diminishing collection of heroes, but also about the outsiders of European history, in this case the eighteenth-century Hawaiians.5/5(2).

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The stimulating and imaginative character of Marshall Sahlins's reading of the death of Captain The Apotheosis of Captain Cook book in Hawaii is attested to by the range of responses and critiques his work has generated.

Gananath Obeyesekere's book is the fullest such critique, and if he is right Sahlins's read. – Gananath Obeysekere publishes The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific. This contains a searing attack on Marshall Sahlins’ (and other scholars) theories relating to Captain Cook and his interaction with the Hawaiian islanders.

This is a marvelous biography of the British explorer Captain James Cook. It is very eloquently written. The author delves into the complex relationship between the British sailors and the varied peoples they encountered in their long voyages in the vast Pacific areas like the Maori of New Zealand, aborigines in Australia, Tahitians, the inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, Hawaiians (where Cook /5.

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Clive Cussler Farther Than Any Man is an absorbing account of the extraordinary Captain Cook — from his early years to the great epic voyages that took him around the world and blazed new paths across the seas.

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In his opinion, the apotheosis is a mystification which he attributes to the European imagination of the 18th century. His hypothesis is based on the myth models “pertaining to the redoubtable explorer cum civiliser who is a God to the natives” (Obeyesekere ).

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The chicken keeps exploring too. Until, finally, both of our stories conclude. The last spread of the book features some of the artefacts held by the National Library of Australia that relate to Captain Cook — artworks, maps and an extract from his journal. This is very clever publishing.

In an exhilarating tale of historic adventure, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Confederates in the Attic retraces the voyages of Captain James Cook, the Yorkshire farm boy who drew the map of the modern world.

Captain James Cook's three epic journeys in the 18th century were the last great voyages of discovery/5(45). The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. Complete in Seven Volumes. With Map and Other Plates. London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Seven volumes.

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1 Star - I hated it 2 Stars - I didn't like it 3 Stars - It was OK 4 Stars - I liked it 5 Stars - I loved : Wordsworth Editions Ltd. Age range 3+ Captain James Cook loved to sail. He loved making maps (he was very good at it, too) and he particularly loved shiny buttons.

In this charming picture book, little ones can celebrate the life of a great mariner and true adventurer/5(29). Other good sites to visit. Captain Cook Society(CCS) Offers many good resources, including a family tree for the many inquiring relatives.

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Obeyesekere sees a difference between ‘apotheosis’ (which he defines as “a European myth of white man taken as a god by natives”), and ‘deification’: “a Hawaiian custom in which a dead chief is conferred a god status)” (Obeyesekere,p91).

Obeyesekere questions the apotheosis of Captain. Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery; performed in the years, illustrated with cuts and a chart, shewing.Normally, the hero achieves a life in bliss, often in a place with other heroes, like Valhalla or the Isle of the Blessed from mythology.

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