Explorations – No 49 Part II Dec 2010

EDWARD DUYKER, An Explorer’s Books: The Library of Dumont d’Urville
EDWARD DUYKER, Dumont d’Urville’s Library: The Notarial Inventories

This is a major investigation of Dumont d’Urville’s library. The analytical study is followed by an exhaustive inventory of Dumont d’Urville’s books compiled by the author who is currently completing a biography of the explorer.

Keywords: Dumont d’Urville, French explorer, library, Archives nationales, notarial inventories

EDOUARD MORNAUD, Centre Intermondes at La Rochelle

This note by a former Director of the Alliance Française in Melbourne deals with cultural exchanges between Melbourne and La Rochelle in France.

Keywords: Centre Intermondes, La Rochelle, international cultural exchanges, Daniel Keene, Marie-Jeanne Hoffner, Stephen Garrett, Laith McGregor

MARCEL ROPERT, My Eight Years in Melbourne

This note recounts the personal experiences of the author who spent eight years Melbourne between 1958 and 1968, in the French Department of the University of Melbourne.

Keywords: University of Melbourne, Alliance Française of Melbourne, Professor Jeffrey Jackson