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The Resource Aboriginal plant collectors : botanists and Australian Aboriginal people in the nineteenth century, Philip A. Clarke

Aboriginal plant collectors : botanists and Australian Aboriginal people in the nineteenth century, Philip A. Clarke

Label
Aboriginal plant collectors : botanists and Australian Aboriginal people in the nineteenth century
Title
Aboriginal plant collectors
Title remainder
botanists and Australian Aboriginal people in the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Philip A. Clarke
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
333.9530899915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
general
Label
Aboriginal plant collectors : botanists and Australian Aboriginal people in the nineteenth century, Philip A. Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography p. 168-179
Contents
Early explorers and Aboriginal guides: discovering the exotic; Claiming Terra Nullius; Aboriginal guides; Indigenous cultural reactions -- Settlers and Australian plants: finding bush tucker; Colonial food; Tea for everyone; Bush medicine -- Making plant names: English common names for Australian plants; Indigenous classifications of the flora; From Aboriginal terms to Australian English words; Botanical classification -- George Caley in New South Wales: plant collecting and the colonial economy; George Caley: plant hunter and explorer; Moowattin the tree climber; Recording Indigenous plant names -- Allan Cunningham and the mapping of Australia: West of the Blue Mountains; Collecting plants around Australia; A dangerous occupation; Changing the landscape -- Resident plant collectors and Aboriginal people: James Drummond, Government naturalist in southwest Western Australia; Georgiana Molloy "esteemed lady plant collector"; Ronald C. Gunn, Van Diemen's Land -- Frederick M. Bailey and his South Australian reminiscences -- Leichhardt and the riddle of inland Australia: Leichhardt the naturalist; Across Northern Australia; From east to west -- Von Mueller and Australian botany: recording Aboriginal plant uses; Collecting for the baron; The botanist-explorer; Spreading "useful" plants -- Inland explorers and Aboriginal knowledge : Burke and Wills; Defamation of a food; Forrest and Windiitj -- The study of Aboriginal plant use: pharmamcological analysis; Surveys of "primitive" language and culture; Anthropology and the study of plants; Economic botany; Ethnobotany
Control code
000042438888
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9781877058684
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., map, ports.
Label
Aboriginal plant collectors : botanists and Australian Aboriginal people in the nineteenth century, Philip A. Clarke
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography p. 168-179
Contents
Early explorers and Aboriginal guides: discovering the exotic; Claiming Terra Nullius; Aboriginal guides; Indigenous cultural reactions -- Settlers and Australian plants: finding bush tucker; Colonial food; Tea for everyone; Bush medicine -- Making plant names: English common names for Australian plants; Indigenous classifications of the flora; From Aboriginal terms to Australian English words; Botanical classification -- George Caley in New South Wales: plant collecting and the colonial economy; George Caley: plant hunter and explorer; Moowattin the tree climber; Recording Indigenous plant names -- Allan Cunningham and the mapping of Australia: West of the Blue Mountains; Collecting plants around Australia; A dangerous occupation; Changing the landscape -- Resident plant collectors and Aboriginal people: James Drummond, Government naturalist in southwest Western Australia; Georgiana Molloy "esteemed lady plant collector"; Ronald C. Gunn, Van Diemen's Land -- Frederick M. Bailey and his South Australian reminiscences -- Leichhardt and the riddle of inland Australia: Leichhardt the naturalist; Across Northern Australia; From east to west -- Von Mueller and Australian botany: recording Aboriginal plant uses; Collecting for the baron; The botanist-explorer; Spreading "useful" plants -- Inland explorers and Aboriginal knowledge : Burke and Wills; Defamation of a food; Forrest and Windiitj -- The study of Aboriginal plant use: pharmamcological analysis; Surveys of "primitive" language and culture; Anthropology and the study of plants; Economic botany; Ethnobotany
Control code
000042438888
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9781877058684
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., map, ports.

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