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South Seas Project: Voyaging and Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Pacific (1760-1800)

Posted by arts-humanities.net on March 29, 2015

South Seas is an online information resource for the history of European voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific between 1760 and 1800. The first phase is focused on James Cook’s momentous first voyage of discovery of 1768-1771. South Seas offers the full text of the holograph manuscript of James Cook’s Endeavour Journal held by the National Library of Australia, together with the full texts of the journals kept by Joseph Banks and Sydney Parkinson on the voyage.

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HuNI: Humanities Networked Infrastructure

Posted by Toby Burrows on December 11, 2012

The HuNI Project is integrating 28 of Australia’s most important cultural datasets into a ‘virtual laboratory’. These datasets comprise more than 2 million authoritative records relating to the people, objects and events that make up the country’s rich heritage.

The HuNI Virtual Laboratory will facilitate specialist research and help to break down barriers between disciplines and uncover new insights into Australia’s cultural landscape.

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