Pursuit of a myth

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February 2007, no. 288
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Terra Australis Incognita: The Spanish quest for the mysterious Great South Land by Miriam Estensen

Allen & Unwin, $35 hb, 285 pp

Pursuit of a myth

by
February 2007, no. 288

Miriam Estensen is prodigious. It is only a year since I reviewed her Life of George Bass (2005) in ABR, and here is another well-researched historical volume, out in time to mark the four-hundredth anniversary of the Spanish expedition, which inter alia made the first European passage through the Torres Strait.

Gillian Dooley reviews 'Terra Australis Incognita: The Spanish quest for the mysterious Great Southern Land' by Miriam Estensen

Terra Australis Incognita: The Spanish quest for the mysterious Great South Land

by Miriam Estensen

Allen & Unwin, $35 hb, 285 pp

Buy this book

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