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Author Duyker, Edward.

Title François Péron : an impetuous life : naturalist and voyager / Edward Duyker
Published Carlton, Vic. : Miegunyah Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 349 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
Series Second numbered series of the Miegunyah volumes ; no. 75
Miegunyah Press series ; 2nd. ser., no. 75
Contents Intro; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Maps; Acknowledgements; Textual note; Introduction; 1 Cérilly; 2 Revolution and war; 3 Medical student; 4 Savant; 5 To the shoals of Capricorn; 6 Ile de France; 7 A course for New Holland; 8 Shark Bay; 9 Timor; 10 Van Diemen's Land; 11 Uncharted waters; 12 Port Jackson; 13 King Island; 14 Kangaroo Island; 15 Nuyts Archipelago; 16 King George Sound; 17 Back to Shark Bay; 18 Final surveys; 19 The voyage home; 20 Back in France; 21 Final years; 22 Epilogue; Glossary of scientific terms; Glossary of French terms; Notes; Bibliography
Botanical index. Zoological index. General index
Summary Presents a balanced assessment of the difficult relationship between Peron and Baudin, and analyses the conduct of science during some of the most turbulent years in French history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-326) and index
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Subject Péron, François, 1775-1810
Péron, François, 1775-1810. Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes
Péron, François 1775-1810
Péron, François, (1775-1810)
Péron, François, 1775-1810.
Péron, François.
Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes (Péron, François)
Naturalists -- France -- Biography.
Travelers -- France -- Biography.
Discoveries in geography -- French.
History -- Biographies -- Non-Indigenous.
Naturalistes français -- Terres australes et antarctiques françaises.
Settlement and contacts -- Explorers -- European.
Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- French
Maria Island (E Tas SK55-06)
Port Jackson (Sydney SI56-05)
Shark Bay (WA Gascoyne -- Murchison SG49-08)
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 052287097X