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Product Description: Explorer Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842) is sometimes called France's Captain Cook. Born less than a year after the beginning of the French Revolution, he lived through turbulent times. He was an erudite polymath: a maritime explorer fascinated by botany, entomology, ethnography, and the diverse languages of the world...read more

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9780824851392 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: Explorer Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842) is sometimes called France's Captain Cook.
9781877578700 | Paul & Co Pub Consortium, September 25, 2014, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Explorer Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842) is sometimes called France's Captain Cook.

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Product Description: An ambitious and meticulously researched biography, this title details the life of famed scientist François Péron—from his early years spent in the French revolutionary army to an ambitious medical student who gained a place as an assistant zoologist on Nicolas Baudin’s expedition to Australian waters...read more

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9780522852608 | Melbourne Univ Pr, July 1, 2007, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: An ambitious and meticulously researched biography, this title details the life of famed scientist François Péron—from his early years spent in the French revolutionary army to an ambitious medical student who gained a place as an assistant zoologist on Nicolas Baudin’s expedition to Australian waters.

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Product Description: From the cloisters of Normandy and the pillaged libraries of Italy to the Sea of Galilee and the frozen passes of the Alps, this history chronicles the overlap of science, survival, and writing in the life of Jacques-Julien Houtou de Labillardière, an 18th-century traveler and naturalist...read more

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9780522850109 | Melbourne Univ Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: From the cloisters of Normandy and the pillaged libraries of Italy to the Sea of Galilee and the frozen passes of the Alps, this history chronicles the overlap of science, survival, and writing in the life of Jacques-Julien Houtou de Labillardière, an 18th-century traveler and naturalist.

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Product Description: The biography of this important eighteenth-century naturalist who not only circled the globe under sail but ranged as far north as the Arctic and as far south as Tierra del Fuego. Duyker pays particular attention to Solander's association with the Endeavour's voyage to Australia, and his contribution to the study of natural science here...read more

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9780522847536 | Melbourne Univ Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The biography of this important eighteenth-century naturalist who not only circled the globe under sail but ranged as far north as the Arctic and as far south as Tierra del Fuego.

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Product Description: Daniel Solander, the eighteenth-century Swedish naturalist and traveller, was a pioneer of the scientific study of natural history and one of the earliest collectors in New Holland. For many years a colleague of Joseph Banks, he sailed to the Pacific with Banks and James Cook in the Endeavour in 1768...read more

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9780522846362 | Melbourne Univ Pr, December 1, 1995, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Daniel Solander, the eighteenth-century Swedish naturalist and traveller, was a pioneer of the scientific study of natural history and one of the earliest collectors in New Holland.

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Product Description: Emily Skinner, vibrant, observant, eternally young-at-heart, emigrated from Britain to Australia in 1854. Not only did she keep a ship-board journal, she later recorded her reminiscences of a colourful life as a miner's wife. Here, published for the first time, is Emily's account of a voyage half-way around the word to marry her sweetheart...read more

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9780522846522 | Melbourne Univ Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Emily Skinner, vibrant, observant, eternally young-at-heart, emigrated from Britain to Australia in 1854.

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Product Description: French explorer Marion Dufresne was the man who reached Tasmania before the English. His expedition was the first to encounter the Tasmanian Aborigines and was a precursor of the great voyages of La Perouse, d'Entrecasteaux, Baudin and d'Urville...read more

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9780522845655 | Melbourne Univ Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: French explorer Marion Dufresne was the man who reached Tasmania before the English.

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Product Description: In this ground-breaking study, based on valuable field data, Edward Duyker examines the historical roots of the Santal participation in the Naxalite movement; discusses the implications of the Naxalite use of traditional weapons and forms of tribal warfare; describes the use of oral tradition to incite revolutionary fervor; and analyzes the role of clan and kinship in determining Santal participation in the movement...read more

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9780195619386 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1987, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this ground-breaking study, based on valuable field data, Edward Duyker examines the historical roots of the Santal participation in the Naxalite movement; discusses the implications of the Naxalite use of traditional weapons and forms of tribal warfare; describes the use of oral tradition to incite revolutionary fervor; and analyzes the role of clan and kinship in determining Santal participation in the movement.

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