The Woman Who Sailed the World

The Woman Who Sailed the World

Constant Wonder

Women Sailing the World

Episode: Women Sailing the World

  • Jan 19, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 26:49 mins

In the late 1700s, Jeanne Barret, an impoverished servant from Burgundy, disguised herself as a man and became a successful botanist and explorer, reaching even South America, Tahiti, and Mauritius, where she made a fortune. But she returned to France without fanfare, until now. Guest: Danielle Clode, Senior Research Fellow at Flinders University, and author of “In Search of the Woman Who Sailed the World”