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The French Explorers and Sydney.

Author: Colin Dyer
Publisher: Brisbane : University of Queensland Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Colonial Sydney as you've never seen it before ... The early years of Sydney were witnessed by seven expeditions of French exploration between 1788 and 1831. These expeditions spent, in total, over a year in the new town of Sydney meeting most of its leading citizens and visiting its expanding environs. The French explorers, including Laprouse, Freycinet and Bougainville, were received and entertained by Sydney's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Dyer
ISBN: 9780702243400 070224340X
OCLC Number: 609853384
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages)

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"Colonial Sydney as you've never seen it before ... The early years of Sydney were witnessed by seven expeditions of French exploration between 1788 and 1831. These expeditions spent, in total, over a year in the new town of Sydney meeting most of its leading citizens and visiting its expanding environs. The French explorers, including Laprouse, Freycinet and Bougainville, were received and entertained by Sydney's dignitaries, including governors King, Macquarie, Brisbane and Darling and the high-profile Macarthur family. Their revealing accounts present intimate details of the everyday.

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