Almost a French Australia
- ISBN-13: 9781925043396
- Publisher/Imprint: HALSTEAD PRESS
- Author: Bloomfield, Noelene
- Price: AUD 38.95
- Stock: 1154 in stock
- Availability: Order will be despatched as soon as possible.
- Local release date: 05/12/2017
- Format: Paperback (234mm X 174mm) 192 pages Weight: 480g
- Categories: Humanities [H]History [HB]Regional & national history [HBJ]Australasian & Pacific history [HBJM]Geographical discovery & exploration [RGR]Navigation & seamanship [TRLN]
Decades before the First Fleet, French ships were exploring large stretches of Australia. This Handsomely colour-illustrated book tells the story of intrepid French explorers who charted and named many regions, laid claim to the West Coast and, but for upheavals back in Europe, could have established a French colony in Australia.
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