The Resource A tour through the Australian colonies in 1839, with notes and incidents of a voyage round the globe, calling at New Zealand and South America

A tour through the Australian colonies in 1839, with notes and incidents of a voyage round the globe, calling at New Zealand and South America

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A tour through the Australian colonies in 1839, with notes and incidents of a voyage round the globe, calling at New Zealand and South America
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A tour through the Australian colonies in 1839, with notes and incidents of a voyage round the globe, calling at New Zealand and South America
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Information for intending migrants & travellers; p.79-86; Adelaide tribe, employed by Europeans on odd jobs, cicatrizations, natives among constabulary include King John, Captain Jack & Rodney, corroboree (clap sticks, cloth or skin pad beaten), use of steel axes, animal foods listed; p.102-103; Murray tribe believed to extend down to Cape Otway, early clashes with natives; p.122-124; Remnant of Tasmanians on Flinders Island, origin of extirpation seen in abuse of Aboriginal women by white servants; p.164; Aboriginal place names (Port Phillip); p.177-187; Notes on ritual mourning wounds (Melbourne), ochred hair, kangaroo claw hair ornament, kangaroo & possum claw necklaces, lists weapons (glass spear heads), burial customs, spirit beliefs, polygamy, initiation (boring of septum, tooth); cooking methods, sweating cure for sickness; p.258-275; Size of N.S.W. tribes hunting grounds, club, shield & spear as principal weapons, flint hafted tomahawk, fire making, cooking methods with wooden dishes, hunting methods for possum, dingoes, kangaroos, fishing with nets & spears
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fl. 1839-1840
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Russell, A.
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Buckley, W
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A tour through the Australian colonies in 1839, with notes and incidents of a voyage round the globe, calling at New Zealand and South America
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http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0051310.pdf
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Publication
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M0051310
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[viii], 332 p.
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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6681
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0073560
Label
A tour through the Australian colonies in 1839, with notes and incidents of a voyage round the globe, calling at New Zealand and South America
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0051310.pdf
Publication
Control code
M0051310
Extent
[viii], 332 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
6681
System control number
0073560

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