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The Resource Discovery and empire : the French in the South Seas, edited by John West-Sooby

Discovery and empire : the French in the South Seas, edited by John West-Sooby

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Discovery and empire : the French in the South Seas
Title
Discovery and empire
Title remainder
the French in the South Seas
Statement of responsibility
edited by John West-Sooby
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Discovery and Empire is a collection of essays originating out of a symposium that was held at the State Library of South Australia on 8 July 2009. The symposium formed one of the strands of the XVIIth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Association of European Historians (6-9 July 2009), the overall theme for which was 'Europe's Expansions and Contractions'."--Publisher's website. Annotation pending
Cataloging source
NU
Dewey number
995
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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West-Sooby, John
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  • Dumont d'Urville, J.
  • Auribeau, Alexandre d'Hesmivy d'
  • Baudin, Nicolas
  • Bougainville, Louis de
  • La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
  • Cook, James
  • King, Philip Gidley
  • Flinders, Matthew
  • Entrecasteaux, Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni
  • Gerando, Joseph Marie de
  • Péron, François
  • Freycinet, Louis de
  • Oceania
  • Oceania
  • Oceania
Label
Discovery and empire : the French in the South Seas, edited by John West-Sooby
Link
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/press/titles/discovery/discovery-ebook.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
This book is available as a free fully-searchable PDF from www.adelaide.edu.au/press
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / John West-Sooby -- Note on the Second Frank Horner Lecture / John West-Sooby -- The globe encompassed : France and Pacific convergences in the Age of the Enlightenment / John Gascoigne -- The Abbé Paulmier's Mémoires and early French voyages in search of Terra Australis / Margaret Sankey -- The acquisitive eye? French observations in the Pacific from Bougainville to Baudin / Jean Fornasiero and John West-Sooby -- Discovering the savage senses : French and British explorers' encounters with Aboriginal people / Shino Konishi -- A case of peripheral vision : early Spanish and French perceptions of the British colony at Port Jackson / John West-Sooby -- New creatures made known : some animal histories of the Baudin Expedition / Stephanie Pfennigwerth -- "Primitive race", "pure race", "brown race", "every race" : Louis Freycinet's understanding of human difference in Oceania / Nicole Starbuck -- Imperial eyes on the Pacific prize : French visions of a perfect penal colony in the South Seas / Jacqueline Dutton
Control code
000052315521
Dimensions
25cm.
Extent
xiii, 282 pages
Isbn
9781922064523
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)865166957
Label
Discovery and empire : the French in the South Seas, edited by John West-Sooby
Link
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/press/titles/discovery/discovery-ebook.pdf
Publication
Copyright
Note
This book is available as a free fully-searchable PDF from www.adelaide.edu.au/press
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / John West-Sooby -- Note on the Second Frank Horner Lecture / John West-Sooby -- The globe encompassed : France and Pacific convergences in the Age of the Enlightenment / John Gascoigne -- The Abbé Paulmier's Mémoires and early French voyages in search of Terra Australis / Margaret Sankey -- The acquisitive eye? French observations in the Pacific from Bougainville to Baudin / Jean Fornasiero and John West-Sooby -- Discovering the savage senses : French and British explorers' encounters with Aboriginal people / Shino Konishi -- A case of peripheral vision : early Spanish and French perceptions of the British colony at Port Jackson / John West-Sooby -- New creatures made known : some animal histories of the Baudin Expedition / Stephanie Pfennigwerth -- "Primitive race", "pure race", "brown race", "every race" : Louis Freycinet's understanding of human difference in Oceania / Nicole Starbuck -- Imperial eyes on the Pacific prize : French visions of a perfect penal colony in the South Seas / Jacqueline Dutton
Control code
000052315521
Dimensions
25cm.
Extent
xiii, 282 pages
Isbn
9781922064523
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)865166957

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