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Adventures of a trepang fisher : a record without romance

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Adventures of a trepang fisher : a record without romance
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Adventures of a trepang fisher : a record without romance
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Subject
Summary
Popular account Northern Territory, 1920-30; numerous references to Aborigines (including relationship with Europeans and Japanese, employment as trepangers, personalities); p. 36; canoe (Melville Is.); p. 50; bark huts (Popham Bay); p. 62-63; fishing spears, woomeras (Darwin); p. 67-68; canoe manufacture (Goulburn Is.); p. 73-74; fishing techniques (Darwin); p. 127- 145; weapons, description of buffalo hunt and kangaroo dances, body painting (Melville Is.); information on Joe Cooper - King of Melville Island, 1880s - c.1910 p. 162-177; Caledon Bay - murders of Japanese, 1923, 1932; p. 180-217; prostitution (Melville Is.), fights over women (Malay Bay); Malay trepangers relations with natives; Woolner tribe population decline; burial (Pt. Essinton); attitude towards epileptics (Melville Is.); types and manufacture of spears, other weapons, opium smoking; p. 221- 229; native foods (Pt. Essington); p. 243,245; treatment of wounds (Junction Bay); p. 256-257; fight (Mt. Norris Bay); p. 278-179; preparation of foods
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Sunter, George Herbert
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Cooper, Robert Joel
Label
Adventures of a trepang fisher : a record without romance
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Publication
Control code
M0015998
Extent
288 p.; plates; maps as endpapers
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
4487
System control number
5000022
Label
Adventures of a trepang fisher : a record without romance
Publication
Control code
M0015998
Extent
288 p.; plates; maps as endpapers
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
4487
System control number
5000022

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