The other Polish explorer

Janaczewska, Noëlle (2015) The other Polish explorer. Ultimo, NSW, Australia, ABC Radio National.

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Author Janaczewska, Noëlle
Title The other Polish explorer
Place of publication Ultimo, NSW, Australia
Publisher ABC Radio National
Publication date 2015-03-10
Series Earshot
Editor David Rutledge
Total pages 1 Radio broadcast
Language eng
Subject Recorded/Rendered Creative Work - Audio/Visual recording
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Sturt, Leichardt, Eyre, Strezelecki - Australians know these names which are deeply etched into the country's landscape and national story. They live in our place names, in plant names, in our history texts. Less well-known is the name of Johann or John Lhotsky, a maverick from central Europe engaged in much the same nineteenth century enterprise of exploring and collecting. Yet although he published political pamphlets, scientific papers, correspondence, an account of his Journey from Sydney to the Australian Alps, and much else, Lhotsky remains an elusive and little-known figure.

Writer Noelle Janaczewska first heard of Johann Lhotsky when she came across a brief reference to him in a second hand book...
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Created: Wed, 11 Mar 2015, 15:41:05 EST by Noelle Janaczewska on behalf of School of Communication and Arts