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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 (xiii, 282 pages) : illustrations (some colour), maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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 Abbâe Paulmier's Mâemoires and early French voyages in search of Terra Australias / 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.
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
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page, viewed July 8, 2021.
Language English.
Subject France -- Colonies -- Oceania -- History.
Imperialism -- History.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.
Oceania -- Foreign relations -- France.
France -- Foreign relations -- Oceania.
Impérialisme -- Histoire.
Océanie -- Découverte et exploration.
Océanie -- Relations extérieures -- France.
France -- Relations extérieures -- Océanie.
Australasian and Pacific history.
Regional and national history.
HISTORY -- Expeditions & Discoveries.
Colonization. (OCoLC)fst00868483
Discoveries in geography -- French. (OCoLC)fst01766778
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.
Added Title French in the South Seas
Other Form: Print version: Discovery and Empire: the French in the South Seas. Adelaide : University of Adelaide Press, [2013] 9781922064530
ISBN 9781922064523 (eBook)
9781922064530 (paperback)
Standard No. GBVCP 1008660736

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