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Book review: Pere Receveur: Franciscan, scientist and voyager with Laperouse, by Edward Duyker, Engadine, NSW, 2011, pp. 41, illus., appendix, notes, index. RRP: AUS $9.99 pbk, ISBN: 9780987072702.

Durey, M. (2011) Book review: Pere Receveur: Franciscan, scientist and voyager with Laperouse, by Edward Duyker, Engadine, NSW, 2011, pp. 41, illus., appendix, notes, index. RRP: AUS $9.99 pbk, ISBN: 9780987072702. The Great Circle: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History, 33 (2). pp. 69-70.

Abstract

In this compact, nicely illustrated pamphlet, Edward Duyker has brought together from both sides of the world all surviving evidence (or, at least, all the whereabouts of which is currently known)relating to the short life and career of Claude-Francois-Joseph Receveur, better known as Pere Laurent Receveur (1757-1788)

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Australian Association for Maritime History
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/14043
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