6 Oct 2014

The Daring Dumont D'urville

From Nights, 9:12 pm on 6 October 2014

The curious French explorer Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), who made huge contributions to the exploration of the Pacific as well as to the ethnography and natural history of Australia and New Zealand, with historian Prof. Edward Duyker whose recently published biography is Dumont d'Urville: Explorer & Polymath.