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The road to Botany Bay : an exploration of landscape and history, Paul Carter

Label
The road to Botany Bay : an exploration of landscape and history
Title
The road to Botany Bay
Title remainder
an exploration of landscape and history
Statement of responsibility
Paul Carter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the relationship between history and historical space in the origins of Australia; includes discussion of Aboriginal history and its relation to colonial history; problem of characterising contact history; European attitudes and their tropes - primitivism, marginality, naming and mockery, wandering; characterisation of Aborigines by Cook and Mitchell; speculation about the nature of Aboriginal language and its relation to the process of colonisation; use of Aboriginal place names; criticism of Reynolds's characterisation of the frontier and its value as a concept capable of accommodating Aboriginal experience; Anthropological and ethnological approaches to Aboriginal territoriality and boundaries discussed; Aboriginal and European relation to 'country'; relationship with explorers and settlers; problem of writing Aboriginal space - criticism of Muecke
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carter, Paul
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DU98.1
LC item number
.C37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cook, James
  • Mitchell, Thomas
  • Explorers
  • Landscapes
  • Names, Geographical
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
Label
The road to Botany Bay : an exploration of landscape and history, Paul Carter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1987
  • See also 1988 edition at B C324.86/R1
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
An outline of names -- An airy barrier -- The charm of novelty -- Triangles of life -- Debatable land -- A thorny passage -- Elysiums for gentlemen -- A more pleasing prospect -- Intimate charm -- The road to Botany Bay -- A wandering state
Control code
000045007428
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxv, 384 p, [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780816669974
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acidfree paper)
Lccn
2009052317
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)475453491
Label
The road to Botany Bay : an exploration of landscape and history, Paul Carter
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1987
  • See also 1988 edition at B C324.86/R1
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
An outline of names -- An airy barrier -- The charm of novelty -- Triangles of life -- Debatable land -- A thorny passage -- Elysiums for gentlemen -- A more pleasing prospect -- Intimate charm -- The road to Botany Bay -- A wandering state
Control code
000045007428
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxv, 384 p, [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780816669974
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acidfree paper)
Lccn
2009052317
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)475453491

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