The Resource A history of Footscray, John Lack

A history of Footscray, John Lack

Label
A history of Footscray
Title
A history of Footscray
Statement of responsibility
John Lack
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
John Batman described as a "canny handler of 'the Aborigines'" and the concluding of the 'treaty' for 600 000 acres of Aboriginal land - p. 7. Some discussion of Kulin language, placenames and territories - p. 15. Validity of Batman's treaty - p. 15. Map of 'tribal and clan boundaries' circa 1835 - p. [14]. travelling, hunting and ceremonial practices - p. 15-16. "Natice women getting Yam bourn roots ... 1835" - p. 16. Aboriginal and settler views on each other, trading - p. 16-17. Sexual use of Aboriginal women - p. 18. Murder of Charles Franks and subsuquent retaliation by settlers - p. 18-19. Decimation of Aboriginal peoples by disease - p. 19. Description of encounter with Derrimut on p. 19 and drawing of Derrimut on p. 21
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AIAS
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Lack, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Footscray (Vic.)
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  • Derrimut
  • Batman, John
  • Cities and towns
  • Footscray (Vic.)
Label
A history of Footscray, John Lack
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [429]-438
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
x, 454 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780949905550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.
Label
A history of Footscray, John Lack
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [429]-438
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
x, 454 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780949905550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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