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The Portuguese Discovery of Australia: Fact or Fiction?
(National Library of Australia, 1989)
The Dutch, under Willem Janszoon in the Duyfken, and the British, under James Cook in the Endeavour, have long been known to have reached Australia's shores in 1606 and 1770 respectively. For more than two centuries a ...
Aspects of Australian culture
(Abel Tasman Press, Adelaide, 1982)
This book is designed to give the general reader an indication of the variety and fascination of Australian culture as it exists today. In addition to examples of creative writing, the book contains a large number of ...
Jave-la-Grande: A Place Name Chart of its East Coast
(The Great Circle, Australian Association for Maritime History, 1984)
The Harleian and other Dieppe maps made in France in the mid-16th century are manifestly based on Portuguese originals, yet no surviving Portuguese maps show any evidence of this mysterious landmass. Suggestions that the ...
Is Jave-la-Grande Australia? The Linguistic Evidence Concerning the West Coast
(The Globe, 1983)
Alexander Dalrymple was by no means alone in assuming that Jave-la-Grande was Australia. James Burney stated that he found too many similarities between the east coast of Jave-la-Grande and the then known outline of ...
Review of Lawrence Fitzgerald, Java La Grande: The Portuguese Discovery of Australia, Hobart: The Publishers Pty Ltd, 1984
(The Great Circle. Australian Association for Maritime History, 1985)
In this book Brigadier Fitzgerald summarises the arguments for and against the identification of the apparent continent of Jave-la-Grande as Australia, as provided by some, but by no means all of those who have written on ...