(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

First contact : colonial European preconceptions of tropical Queensland rainforest and its people

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

BIRTLES T.G. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of Geography, Univ., Canberra, AUSTRALIE


In terms of performance theory, the paper illustrates the influence of common conceptions held during initial European contact with an environment so different and so remote that for decades it was avoided. Eventually, land pacification with gun and axe brought this last Aboriginal refuge with its diminutive people into the framework of an exploitative economy


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 23, no4 [pp. 393-417]

Collation : Illustration ;



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