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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 The Uses of Adversity: Matthew Flinders' Mauritius Writings.
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Analyses one journal entry from Matthew Flinders Private Journal kept on Mauritius, and his Biographical Tribute to the Memory of Trim, his ship's cat. Looks at the purpose and value of these writings, which were probably not intended for publication.


  • Slightly different version of "Matthew Flinders As Writer", published in ABR in March 2002.

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    Indian Ocean - Africa, Africa,
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