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Title:Great Explorations; An Australian Anthology
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$14.10)
Item ID:SB00-0233710
Publisher:Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, 1996
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Oxford University Press, 1996, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

600 g; XVIII, 318 pages, includes sources and acknowledgements, bibliography, index, double page map. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Previous owner's name and details of the bottom right-hand corner of the front free end page. No other damage to describe. This anthology, made up of 90 extracts from an eclectic array of sources, follows the sweep of European exploration of Australia by sea and land, then moves on to New Guinea and the Antarctic. It raises a multiplicity of questions about the way in which the Australian colonies were settled, relationships between indigenous people and European explorers, and the development of various modes of masculinity, and, perhaps above all, the power of personal insurance. -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Australia; ISBN: 0195537416. ISBN/EAN: 9780195537413. Inventory No: 0233710.
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