Monday May 12st
La Pérouse library, created at the initiative of the University of Western Brittany (UBO), the french Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer) and the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD ), is located on the Technopole Brest-Iroise. Covering an area of 2 500 m2, including 600 on the reading room and 500 stores, it offers 70 seats wired benefiting from computers in a reading room that faces the ocean.
Friday, May 23rd
Salomon Association has just published a book entitled The mystery Lapérouse or unfinished dream of a king
which takes stock of twenty-seven years of excavation and illuminates the history of the famous french navigator in 1788, to Vanikoro with his two ships.
Published by Conti this structure is part of the collection of the "very large library Thalassa" Georges Pernoud which is one of the directors involved. It supports and extends the exhibition "The Mystery Lapérouse" which opened in March 19th at the National Maritime Museum, Paris and scheduled to end on October 20th. Profusely illustrated over 400 pages, it explains the reasons for the expedition Lapérouse during the Enlightenment in the context of a king at the end of power.
The mystery Lapérouse or unfinished dream of a king, Conti Publishing, 2008
is available at the museum Lapérouse Albi
The Lapérouse Albi France association, has for objective to encourage and to coordinate the activities and the studies dedicated to the sailor(browser).
This site has for vocation to inform demonstrations(appearances) and exhibitions(exposures) dedicated to Lapérouse, but also to present:
Jean-François Galaup de Lapérouse, the man, the sailor - The Lapérouse museum Finally, the site gives a space privileged to the members of the association, and formless regularly of its activity.