France Australe : the French search for the Southland and subsequent explorations and plans to found a penal colony and strategic base in south western Australia 1503-1826 (Book, 1998) [University of Washington Libraries]
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France Australe : the French search for the Southland and subsequent explorations and plans to found a penal colony and strategic base in south western Australia 1503-1826

Author: Leslie Ronald Marchant
Publisher: Perth, W.A. : Scott Four Colour Print, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Ronald Marchant
ISBN: 0958848718 9780958848718
OCLC Number: 50604684
Description: xv, 384 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: PART I --
The Ancient Regime and western Australia --
Chapter 1: France and the early search for a route to the Indies down to Paulmier de Gonneville's voyage from 1503 to 1505. --
Chapter 2: French exploration, intellectual curiosity and utopian literature about Australia from Gonneville's return in 1505 down to Bouvet de Lozier's exploration in 1740. --
Chapter 3: Marion Dufresne's and Kerguelen --
Tremarec's search for Gonneville Land, and St. Allouarn's survey of south western Australia in 1772. --
PART II --
Revolutionary France and western Australia --
Chapter 4: D'Entrecasteaux's survey of the south coast of western Australia in 1792. --
Chapter 5: Baudin and western Australia. Section 1: Origins of the mission and the survey of the south west coast by Hamelin and Baudin in 1801. --
Chapter 6: Baudin and western Australia. Section 2: Baudin and Hamelin's exploration of the Swan River and Shark Bay, and Baudin and Freycinet's exploration of King George Sound, Bunbury and Shark Bay in 1801 and 1803. --
PART III --
Restoration France and western Australia --
Chapter 7: Freycinet's further exploration of Shark Bay in 1801. --
Chapter 8: The transportation Committee of 1819 and Blosseville's plan for a penal colony in south western Australia from 1819 to 1826. --
Chapter 9: The French failure to settle western Australia and the shift of interest to New Zealand: the expeditions of Duperry, Bougainville and D'Urville between 1822 and 1826.
Responsibility: by Leslie R. Marchant.
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