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Encyclopedia > John Cawte Beaglehole

Professor John Cawte Beaglehole OM CMG (June 13, 1901October 10, 1971) was born in Wellington, New Zealand. A professor giving a lecture The meaning of the word professor (Latin: one who claims publicly to be an expert) varies. ... For other Orders see Order of Merit (disambiguation). ... On the Orders insignia, St Michael is often depicted subduing Satan. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Alternative meanings at Wellington (disambiguation) A view of Wellington from the top of Mount Victoria. ...

After graduating from Victoria University College New Zealand, he gained a PhD at the London School of Economics, where he was a student of Harold Laski. Victoria University of Wellington was established in 1897 by Act of Parliament as the fifth constituent college of the University of New Zealand. ... The London School of Economics and Political Science, often referred to as the London School of Economics or simply the LSE, is a specialist university and a constituent college of the federal University of London, located on Houghton Street in Central London, off the Aldwych and next to the Royal... Harold Joseph Laski (June 30, 1893, Manchester, England - March 24, 1950, London, England) was an English political scientist, economist, author, and lecturer, and served as the 1945-1946 chairman of the Labour Party. ...

After his doctoral studies he was a historian based mainly at Victoria where he was Professor of British Commomwealth History. He wrote the definitive biography of James Cook, the 18th century English explorer-seaman, and edited his Journals. A historian is a person who studies history. ... James Cook, portrait by Nathaniel Dance, c. ...


  • The Exploration of the Pacific,London: Adam & Charles Black,1934.
  • The Life of Captain James Cook, London: Adam & Charles Black, 1974.
  • Journals of Captain Cook, abridged edition, ISBN 0140436472
  • Discovery of New Zealand

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J. C. Beaglehole (705 words)
John Beaglehole was born in Wellington (New Zealand) in 1901 and graduated in history from Victoria University College (as the University then was) in 1924.
John Beaglehole's principal scholarly achievement, for which he was awarded the Order of Merit, was his work on Captain James Cook and the exploration of the Pacific.
Although most of Beaglehole's scholarly career was devoted to Cook and the allied topic of Pacific exploration it was not his sole concern.
HM Bark Endeavour replica - resources (252 words)
Beaglehole, John Cawte (ed.), The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771, The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery [Series], vol.
Beaglehole, John Cawte (ed.), The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775, The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery [Series], vol.
Beaglehole, John Cawte (ed.), The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery 1776-1780, The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery [Series], vol.
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