Voyages to the South Seas
In Search of Terres Australes
By (author) Danielle Clode
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Voyages to the South Seas by Danielle Clode
Book DescriptionThrough revolution and empire, war and bloodshed, France remained fascinated with Australia, sending expeditions of dedicated young men to explore the utopian Paradise of the Pacific and Australia to the frozen hell of Antarctica. Voyages to the South Seas reveals the true stories of explorers who risked, and often lost, their lives in pursuit of their passion. It is the story of noble men impoverished by their passion, nobodies made famous by courage and intellect and young men-and some women-who often risked their lives for adventure and excitement but above all, in the pursuit of knowledge and discovery. This is Australia through French eyes-beautiful, mystifying, untouched nature-an Australia few Englishmen ever saw.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780522855425
(199mm x 132mm x 33mm)
Imprint: The Miegunyah Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Danielle Clode
Killers in Eden, Paperback (June 2011)
For a century, the killer whales of Twofold Bay herded baleen whales towards the harpoons of local whalers, helping them hunt and sharing the rewards. It was a life of industry, adventure and a strange and rare partnership between whale and man. Danielle Clode explores how this relationship between whaler and killer whale developed.
In the Footsteps of Giants, Paperback (April 2009)
In the Footsteps of Giants, the second in the Museum Victoria Nature series, introduces the reader to the amazing world of Australian megafauna in the Pleistoceine era. Imagine an Australian landscape in which Diprotodon optatum roamed - this rhinoceros-sized diprotodon was probably the largest marsupial ever to exist.
Continent of Curiosities, Hardback (September 2006)» View all books by Danielle Clode
This book follows the thread of individual natural history stories through the scientists of Museum Victoria.
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Author Biography - Danielle Clode
Dr Danielle Clode is a science writer fascinated by scientific history. Her love of the Australian landscape, and exploration, was born from a childhood spent sailing along the east coast with her parents on a gaff-rigged yawl. Danielle researched Voyages to the South Seas while a Creative Fellow at the State Library of Victoria. She has previously been the Thomas Ramsay Science and Humanities Fellow at Museum Victoria and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford where she completed her DPhil in zoology. Her other books include Killers in Eden (now an ABC TV documentary), the environmental history, As if for a Thousand Years, and Continent of Curiosities- A Voyage through Australian Natural History.
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