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Title Discovery and empire : the French in the South Seas / edited by John West-Sooby.

Publication Info. Adelaide : University of Adelaide Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (1 electronic resource (xiii, 282 pages)) : illustrations (some colour), maps
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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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Subject Imperialism -- History.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- French.
France -- Colonies -- Oceania -- History.
France -- Territories and possessions -- History.
France -- Relations -- Oceania.
Oceania -- Relations -- France.
Oceania -- Colonization -- History.
HISTORY -- Expeditions & Discoveries.
Australasian and Pacific history.
Regional and national history.
Colonization. (OCoLC)fst00868483
Discovery and exploration, French. (OCoLC)fst01352765
French colonies. (OCoLC)fst01930852
French territories and possessions. (OCoLC)fst01353139
Imperialism. (OCoLC)fst00968126
International relations. (OCoLC)fst00977053
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
Oceania. (OCoLC)fst01242982
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author West-Sooby, John, editor.
ISBN 9781922064523 (electronic bk.)
1922064521 (electronic bk.)
9781922064530 (hardback)
Standard No. GBVCP 1008660736

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