A CD-ROM publication produced jointly by the National Library of Australia and the Australian National Maritime Museum.
into Australias past.
Come on a journey with Captain James Cook on his extraordinary voyage of discovery around the world on board the Endeavour. A digital facsimile of the full text of James Cooks Endeavour journal is accompanied by J.C. Beagleholes complete, indexed transcript. Supplementary text chronicles the historical context of the voyage, the people who sailed and those that were met, the discoveries made, life on board and the ship itself.
Fully interactive, the CD-ROM features video footage, an evocative soundtrack and 3-D panoramas to take you on a virtual tour of the Endeavour replica. Over 1000 images appear including hundreds of artworks and items from the National Librar's collections. Original botanical and zoological images and specimens, charts and maps appear courtesy of the British Library and Natural History Museum.
All in all the Endeavour CD-ROM is an exploration of the Endeavour voyage itself. Filled with historical facts and accurate scholarship it complements and adds further value to one of Australias most precious historical documents.
For everyone from armchair travellers to secondary school students to researchers, this is an important reference tool and a rollicking good story!
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Sales & Distribution, National Library of Australia
If you order before 29 February 2000, mentioning this special offer, you will receive the CD-ROM at the special price of AUS$79.95 postage free within Australia (normal RRP AUS$89.95)!
Overseas purchasers will incur a further fee of AUS$6.00, and may be asked to pay sales tax to Customs within their country of residence upon receipt of this purchase.
Reviews of the Endeavour CD-ROM
Jeffries, Australian Macworld
Butler, Computers, The Australian
Kleu, Infotainment, The Sydney Morning Herald
Gorrell, Hawker College, ACT
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