European voyaging towards Australia / edited by John Hardy and Alan Frost, with the assistance of Isabel Moutinho.
By: Hardy, John
Contributor(s): Frost, Alan | Moutinho, Isabel | Australian Academy of the HumanitiesLanguage: English Series: Occasional paper. 8 / Australian Academy of the Humanities ; 8Publisher: Canberra : Highland Press, 1990.Description: xiv, 171p. : ill., maps ; 25cm.ISBN: 0909897190
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Papers from an international colloquium held at the Chateau d'Entrecasteaux, 8-11 September 1987 as a prelude to the Australian bicentenary; papers given in English and French, but only English papers given here and summaries only of the French papers (cf. p.xi).
Includes bibl. notes.
Contents: Introduction / O.H.K. Spate; The nature of the voyage. Europe discovers the world ocean / A.W. Crosby; Navigational instruments and methods used by the Portuguese / A. Estácio dos Reis; The Carreira da India / M. Guedes; The voyage of the Manila galleon / L. Díaz-Trechuelo; The south and mid-Pacific voyages / J. Berguño; The Dutch entry into the East Indies / T. Vermeulen; The health of sailors / James Watt; Shipboard life / E. Taillemite; Problems arising from social and political change in France 1780-1810 / J. Dunmore; Medical aspects of the voyages of exploration, with particular reference to Baudin's expedition 1800-1804 / T. Guicheteau, J. - P. Kernéis; Imperial rivalries. William Bolts and the Austrian attempt to establish an eastern empire / B.M. Gough; French interests and ambitions / C. Gaziello; The colonisation of New South Wales / A. Frost; D'Entrecasteaux's expedition / Hélène Richard; In the shadow of Cook: the ambition of Matthew Flinders / D. Mackay; Mapping mankind. Spanish attitudes to the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Ocean / C. Martínez Shaw; Dutch attitudes to indigenous peoples / L.H. de Vries-Zuiderbaan; English attitudes to the indigenous peoples / Glyndwr Williams; French attitudes to the indigenous peoples / C. Couturaud; French interest in the Australian Aborigines in the nineteenth century / C. de Laguérenne, J. - P. Kernéis; Epilogue. Cook's third voyage: some comments from the artist's point of view / R. Joppien; The Lesuer Collection, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Le Havre / J. Bonnemains; Displaying records and artefacts / R.J.B. Knight.