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Cook: Man or Myth?

Considered to be one of the greatest navigators, cartographers and explorers of all time, James Cook looms large in the annals of history. Both celebrated and criticised, Cook remains a topical figure in Australia as he was the first European to chart the east coast of Australia while sailing HMB Endeavour. 

But who was the real James Cook? Join Professor John Maynard and Peter FitzSimons as they reveal the man behind the myth, examining Cook's impact both in the past and today.

 

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