The French Australian Review – No 62 Australian Winter 2017

JANE GILMOUR, Foreword JEAN FORNASIERO AND JOHN WEST-SOOBY, The French Revolution and the Politics of Sea Voyaging This article provides details on an international research project, bringing together eight researchers from three continents, into State-sponsored French voyages in the Revolutionary era. It seeks to set these voyages within their intellectual and political contexts. The article […]

Explorations – No 50 Jun 2011

COLIN NETTELBECK, Foreword JEAN FORNASIERO, Strangers on the Shore: Musical Encounters in Terra Australis, 1802 This article documents the cultural encounter between members of the 1802 Baudin expedition and indigenous Australians through the medium of music. In their attentive observation of the importance of art in the Aborigines’ daily lives, the French explorers projected an […]

Explorations – No 27 Dec 1999

PATRICIA CLANCY, JACQUES DE SAINT-FERJEUX, COLIN THORNTON-SMITH, Foreword EDWARD DUYKER, A Distant Thunder: Napoleon, Australia and the National Library Edward Duyker relates the rise of Napoleon and its effects upon Australia; for example, the Peace of Amiens meant the French in Mauritius were given permission to explore trade with Australia and Nicolas Baudin was able […]