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The general : the visits of the expedition led by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux to Tasmanian waters in 1792 and 1793 / by Brian Plomley and Josiane Piard-Bernier
Bib ID 1318598
Format BookBook
Author
Plomley, N. J. B. (Norman James Brian)
 
Description Launceston, Tas. : Queen Victoria Museum, 1993 
xii, 379 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0724641181
Summary

Account of the two visits made by the French expedition led by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux to Tasmania in 1792 and 1793 ; Chapter entitled "The Ethnographic Research in Tasmania" (pp.261-318) includes detailed observations about the way of life of Aboriginal Tasmanians prior to European settlement and records of the encounters between members of the French expedition and Aboriginal people.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Entrecasteaux, Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni, chevalier d', 1737-1793 -- Journeys.  |  Recherche (Ship)  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Race relations - Representation - History.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Daily life.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Material culture.  |  Settlement and contacts - French.  |  Tasmania -- Discovery and exploration -- French.  |  Tasmania (Tas)
Other authors/contributors Piard-Bernier, Josiane  |  Queen Victoria Museum (Launceston, Tas.)

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