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The Resource A voyage of discovery to the southern hemisphere, performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon during the years 1801,1802,1803 and 1804, [volume 1], prepared for the press by M.F. Peron

A voyage of discovery to the southern hemisphere, performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon during the years 1801,1802,1803 and 1804, [volume 1], prepared for the press by M.F. Peron

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A voyage of discovery to the southern hemisphere, performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon during the years 1801,1802,1803 and 1804, [volume 1]
Title
A voyage of discovery to the southern hemisphere, performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon during the years 1801,1802,1803 and 1804, [volume 1]
Statement of responsibility
prepared for the press by M.F. Peron
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Account of the Baudin Expedition of exploration to Australia 1801-1804; p. 58, exploration in Geographe Bay, WA, 1801 - encounters with Aborigines, p.62, description of a "mystery" site (see also p.208), occupation of the forests, huts, diet, wells, confrontation and attempts at friendship; p.160 brief reference to the Aborigines of the Shark Bay region; p.173 D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Tasmania, 1802- encounter with Aboriginal family - young girl Oure-Oure, description of canoes and camp, shellfish meal, French singing, charcoal body adornment, material culture, exchange, burning; p.184 Bruny Island - encounter with a large party - wrestling match spearing and other attacks - p. 186 problem of men in a state of nature; p.196 encounter with party of women, body adornment and physical condition - scaring from violence, singing, dancing and mimicry, fishing and the distribution of food, gender roles and relations, meeting with Arra-Maida, discarding of gifts; p.206 Maria Island - discovery and description of graves; p.208 speculation on nature as the origin of religion, burning the dead and social behaviour -WA monuments; p.216 Oyster Bay encounter - general description of the group, establishment of the explorer's sex, meeting Bara Ourou, language elicitation, do not embrace, changeable character, strength tests; p.291 Aboriginal fear of the Blue Mountains; p.311 further notes on strength tests
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1775-1810
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Péron, François
Dewey number
508/.94
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Péron, François
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Australia
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A voyage of discovery to the southern hemisphere, performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon during the years 1801,1802,1803 and 1804, [volume 1], prepared for the press by M.F. Peron
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Publication
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  • Australia. Scientific expeditions. Voyages, 1801-1804, by Péron, François, 1775-1810. Early works. Facsimiles (ANB/PRECIS SIN 010373x)
  • Index
  • Limited edition of 350 numbered copies
  • Ferguson no.485
  • Facsimile reprint. Translation of volume 1 only
  • Translated from the French. Originally published, London: Richard Phillips, 1809
Control code
anb90934204
Dimensions
22cm.
Extent
314p., 2 fold.leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Isbn
9780909342043
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A voyage of discovery to the southern hemisphere, performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon during the years 1801,1802,1803 and 1804, [volume 1], prepared for the press by M.F. Peron
Publication
Note
  • Australia. Scientific expeditions. Voyages, 1801-1804, by Péron, François, 1775-1810. Early works. Facsimiles (ANB/PRECIS SIN 010373x)
  • Index
  • Limited edition of 350 numbered copies
  • Ferguson no.485
  • Facsimile reprint. Translation of volume 1 only
  • Translated from the French. Originally published, London: Richard Phillips, 1809
Control code
anb90934204
Dimensions
22cm.
Extent
314p., 2 fold.leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Isbn
9780909342043
Other physical details
ill.

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