Explorations – No 32 Jun 2002

(issued September 2002)

IVAN BARKO, Foreword

KENNETH R. DUTTON, Henri Rochefort and his Companions in Australia

Professor Dutton’s study details the short but notable trip made by Henri Rochefort and his companions to Newcastle and Sydney and their reception there in March and April 1874 after their escape from New Caledonia, where they had been held as political detainees for their participation in the Paris Commune.

Keywords: Henri Rochefort, Paris Commune, Newcastle, New Caledonia, French convicts, 1874

KENNETH R. DUTTON, Ian Henning (1905 – 1975), a man and his times. Obituary


John Dunmore, Monsieur Baret: First Woman Around the World, 1766 – 68, reviewed by Edward Duyker

Watkin Tench, Letters from Revolutionary France: Letters Written in France to a Friend in London, Between the Month of November 1794, and the Month of May 1795, reviewed by Edward Duyker