Explorations – No 13 Dec 1992

WALLACE KIRSOP, Foreword EDWARD DUYKER, The First French in Australia: the Soldiers of the Batavia 1629 The author reconstructs the role that eight French soldiers played in the story of the Batavia’s foundering off the coast of Western Australia and the subsequent mutiny from translations of Francisco Pelsaert’s journals, included in Henrietta Drake-Brockman’s Voyage to […]