The Resource The Captain Cook myth, Jillian Robertson

The Captain Cook myth, Jillian Robertson

Label
The Captain Cook myth
Title
The Captain Cook myth
Statement of responsibility
Jillian Robertson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
Examines Cook's position and subsequent importance in the white Australian view of contact history; some data on explorers opinions of Aborigines; Aboriginal opposition to the landing at Botany Bay; Aboriginal protests at 1970 re-enactment of landing
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Robertson, Jillian
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
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  • Cook, James
  • Explorers
  • Great Britain
  • Australia
Label
The Captain Cook myth, Jillian Robertson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Cook's life until 1768 -- Two hundred years at Botany Bay -- Seen and yet forsaken -- Hurrah for the Dutch in Australia -- Dampier's flowers -- The peaceful sea -- Following Sir Francis -- Fortuguese Queensland -- Possession -- "...a desolate wilderness" -- Shunning Australia -- Under the volcanoes -- White Negroes -- The first memorial -- From pub to patriotism -- Erecting an idol -- Sanctifying the site -- The flourishing myth -- Mr Cook's cottage -- The summing up -- Index
Control code
M0038915
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
164 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
0063049
Label
The Captain Cook myth, Jillian Robertson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Cook's life until 1768 -- Two hundred years at Botany Bay -- Seen and yet forsaken -- Hurrah for the Dutch in Australia -- Dampier's flowers -- The peaceful sea -- Following Sir Francis -- Fortuguese Queensland -- Possession -- "...a desolate wilderness" -- Shunning Australia -- Under the volcanoes -- White Negroes -- The first memorial -- From pub to patriotism -- Erecting an idol -- Sanctifying the site -- The flourishing myth -- Mr Cook's cottage -- The summing up -- Index
Control code
M0038915
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
164 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
0063049

Library Locations

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