Road to Botany Bay

Road to Botany Bay : An Exploration of Landscape and History

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"The Road to Botany Bay," first published in 1987 and considered a classic in the field of cultural and historical geography, examines the poetic constitution of colonial society. Through a far-reaching exploration of Australia s mapping, narrative description, early urbanism, and bush mythology, Paul Carter exposes the mythopoetic mechanisms of empire. A powerfully written account of the ways in which language, history, and geography influenced the territorial theater of nineteenth-century imperialism, the book is also a call to think, write, and live differently."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 30.48mm | 498.95g
  • University of Minnesota Press
  • Minneapolis, United States
  • English
  • 22 b&w illustrations
  • 081666997X
  • 9780816669974
  • 274,937

About Paul Carter

Paul Carter is author of many books, including "Dark Writing" (2008) and "Material Thinking" (2004). He is creative director of Material Thinking, a place-making research and design studio based in Melbourne, Australia.show more

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