How Captain Cook became a contested national symbol

Description

Comment on 2018 budget allocation for commemorations of the 250th anniverary of Cook's voyages to the Pacific.

This analyses was republished widely, had over 28,000 reads, 220 comments, featured in 51 tweets and had 990 shares in FB. I did 3 follow up radio interviews.

 

https://theconversation.com/how-captain-cook-became-a-contested-national-symbol-96344

 
 

Subject

Australian Heritage, colonialism

 
 
Period11 May 2018

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Media contributions

  • TitleHow Captain Cook became a contested national symbol
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date11/05/18
    PersonsTracy Ireland