Browsing by Author "William, Jennings"

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  • Gonneville's Terra Australis: Too good to be true?

    William, Jennings (Liverpool University Press, 2013)
    This article examines the report of Gonneville's voyage in its apparent historical context of the sixteenth century. It examines maps, events and books associated with discoveries of the time. In all cases, no mention of ...
  • The Marist missionaries' first encounters with inhabitants of the Pacific

    William, Jennings (Liverpool University Press, 2013)
    Missionaries of the French-based Society of Mary (Marists) arrived in the Pacific in the late 1830s. Reports by European travellers and missionaries had told the first Marists to expect Pacific peoples who were either ...