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Encountering Terra Australis

The Australian voyages of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders

Jean Fornasiero, Peter Monteath, John West-Sooby

Encountering Terra Australis
Encountering Terra Australis traces the parallel lives and voyages of the explorers Flinders and Baudin, as they travelled to Australia and explored the coastline of mainland Australia and Tasmania. Unusually, the book takes its lead from the voyages of Baudin, rather than Flinders, providing a rather different interpretation than those presently circulating. Furthermore the authors have worked using their own totally fresh translation of Baudin's journals, sourcing original accounts including material which has never before been available in English.

Extensively illustrated in black and white.

Winner of the Frank Broeze Maritime History Prize

Jean Fornasiero is Emeritus Professor of French Studies at the University of Adelaide and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

John West-Sooby is Professor of French Studies at the University of Adelaide.

Peter Monteath, a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, teaches History in the School of International Studies at Flinders University, Adelaide. His recent books include POW: Australian Prisoners of War in Hitlerís Reich, Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose (with Valerie Munt), Interned: Torrens Island 1914ó1915 (with Mandy Paul and Rebecca Martin), and the edited collection Germans: Travellers, Settlers and their Descendants in South Australia.
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Category History
Format Paperback
Size 234 x 156 mm
ISBN 9781743055052
Extent 480 pages
Price: AU$39.95 including GST
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