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Long ago is far away : accounts of the early exploration and settlement of the Papuan Gulf area

Hope, Penelope


There are moments when I know just how that coelacanth felt when the African fisherman dragged her up into a power boat. This book is an attempt to present the activities and motivations of a generation whose writings are fossilised in archives. I hoped, because I was influenced by that generation, that I could interpret their efforts in such a way that people here and now would at least sympathise with their strivings even though they believe them to be misguided. That is what I have been...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1979
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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