Rudyard Kipling, Gideon Haigh, John Harms, Marcus Clark and the 20 other writers in this collection share a common focus: the Geelong region of Australia. The selection of material presents readers with a range of various perspectives, reflections and research on this important geographic area. Writings have been selected from the earliest days of settlement through to contemporary pieces from writers, poets, artists and historians. This eclectic collection of literature, historical pieces, contemporary accounts, poetry and art can be read through in entirety or dipped-in at leisure. The title refers to Matthew Flinders’ first written impressions of the Geelong region, as he climbed to the top of the You Yangs in 1802. His extract forms the opening chapter of the selection. Edited by ...
Genre: History, Australia & Oceania, Literature & Fiction, World Literature, Nonfiction, Australian & Oceanian
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This work is concerned with the emergence of tourism in colonial Victoria, Australia, and is part of ongoing research into understanding the ‘tourism era of discovery’. It deals with the processes of opening up new attractions and its focus is the embryonic or emergent phase in which natural attractions become the subject of tourist visitation. It is contextualized in the study of eight tourism sites that are the primary focus of this work....
Genre: Business & Investing, Economics, Reference, History, Australia & Oceania, World, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Math, Earth Sciences
Size: 210 pages
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