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Author Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869.

Title The central Australian expedition, 1844-1846 : the journals of Charles Sturt / edited by Richard C. Davis
Published London : Hakluyt Society, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (lxxi, 366 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map
Series Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 0072-9396 ; 3rd ser., no. 10
Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ; 3rd ser., no. 10. 0072-9396
Contents List of Illustrations and Map; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Biography; The Inland Sea; Events leading up to the Central Australian Expedition; The Central Australian Expedition under Way; The Manuscript of Charles Sturt's Jornals; Variant Manuscripts and Accountings; Parallel Accounts; Books related to Charles Sturt; Editorial practices; Spelling; Capitalization; Abbreviations; Punctuation; Paragraphing; Unclear Words; Spaces; Underlined Words; Omitted Words; Bold Type; Annotations; The Journals of Charles Sturt; Folder 2, 10 August-30 September 1844
Folder 3, October-20 November 1844Folder 4, 21 November-30 December 1844; Folder 5, 1 January-22 February 1845; Folder 6, 1 March-20 July 1845; Folder 7 22 July-12 September 1845; Folder 8 13 September-30 September 1845; Folder 9 1 December-12 January 1846; Appendices; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary In August 1844 a heavily-laden party led by Captain Charles Sturt set out from Adelaide to head into the unexplored vastness of central Australia. Amongst their equipment was a boat: as well as carrying out his mission of scientific investigation and mapping the topography, Sturt was convinced he would find the inland sea that was reputed to lie in the middle of the continent and so make his reputation. This is the first full publication of Sturt's original journals of the trip. They record the hardships of the journeying through the parched landscape, but also show how his efforts helped reve
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-354) and index
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Subject Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869 -- Diaries.
Sturt, Charles (Forschungsreisender)
Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869.
Explorers -- Australia -- Diaries
Natural history -- Australia -- Central Australia
Australia -- Discovery and exploration
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851
Central Australia -- Discovery and exploration
Genre/Form Diaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, Richard Clarke, 1946-
Hakluyt Society.
ISBN 1472460693
Other Titles Journals of Charles Sturt