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Author Niau, Marie Rousselet, author

Title Souvenirs d'une Parisienne aux Antipodes / Marie Rousselet Niau
Published Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1930

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 ADPML SPC  919.4303 Nia/Sdp 1930  LIB USE ONLY
Description 54 pages, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations, map, ports. ; 19 cm
Contents Preface -- [List of] illustrations -- La Siege de Paris (1870-1871) -- Expedition a la Nouvelle France -- Notre vie au Queensland -- Notes on "Siege of Paris" -- On "La Nouvelle Frrance" -- Notes on "Our life in Queensland" -- Vocabulary pages [43]-54
Summary A collection of writings, in French, by Madame Niau describing her experiences in the siege of Paris, and subsequent travels to the Antipodes. The Preface, by Peter Murphy of the Teacher's Training College at University Sydney, recommends the collections as "... excellent reading material for secondary pupils who have passed the elementary stage."
Subject Niau family
Niau, Marie Rousselet
Queensland -- Description and travel -- 1851-1900
Melanesia -- Description and travel.
Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel.
Paris (France) -- Siege, 1870-1871 -- Personal narratives
Port Douglas (Qld.)
Queensland -- History -- 1859-1901
Queensland -- Social life and customs -- 1851-1891
Papua -- Description and travel.
Paris (France) -- History -- Siege, 1870-1871. -- Personal narratives