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Author King, Jonathan, 1942- author

Title Tall ships and tall tales : a life of dancing with history / Jonathan King
Published Carlton North, A : Scribe Publications (aust), 2013
Melbourne : Scribe, 2013
©2013

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 MELB  994.007202 King Kin/Tsa  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 354 pages, 32 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits, photographs, facsimiles ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I Historical Awakenings -- 1.Kon-Tiki Dreaming (1942-1966) -- 2.To Russia with Love (1967) -- pt. II The First Fleet -- 3.The Birth of a Big Idea (1973-1978) -- 4.The Sea Captain and the Dragon Slayer (1978-1980) -- 5.Back from the Dead (1980-1984) -- 6.Keeping the Faith (1984-1985) -- 7.Hawke Swoops and Heads Roll (1985-1986) -- 8.Countdown to the Royal Farewell (1986-1987) -- 9.The Sail of the Century (1987-1988) -- pt. III Dancing with History -- 10.The Mutiny on the Bounty (1989) -- 11.Columbus' Voyage to ̀Discover' America (1992) -- 12.Sabotaged by Pirates with Marco Polo Journey (1993) -- 13.Banjo Paterson's ̀Waltzing Matilda' and ̀The Man from Snowy River' (1994-1995) -- 14.The Nativity Journey (1999) -- 15.Matthew Flinders' Circumnavigation of Australia (2002) -- 16.Shackleton's Antarctic Voyage (2003) -- 17.Gallipoli and the Western Front (1998) -- 18.In the Footsteps of Burke and Wills (2010)
Summary Tall Ships and Tall Tales is a unique account of a historian who has always refused to let the past be forgotten. This special book includes newspaper photos and political cartoons about the momentous events it describes
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 343) and index
Audience Adult
Subject King, Jonathan, 1942-
King, Jonathan, 1942- -- Anecdotes.
King, Jonathan, 1942- -- Travel.
First Fleet Re-enactment, 1987-1988
Historians -- Australia -- Biography.
Historical reenactments -- Australia.
Ships -- History.
Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Australia -- History.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Anecdotes.
ISBN 9781922070739 (paperback)