The Resource Along the Great Divide, Bill Beatty

Along the Great Divide, Bill Beatty

Label
Along the Great Divide
Title
Along the Great Divide
Statement of responsibility
Bill Beatty
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes mention of Aboriginal tribes being afraid of Kalcajagga, now the Black Mountains near Cooktown p. 3; describes Christie Palmerston living with Aboriginal people p. 6-7; states that Jackey Jackey accompanied Kennedy on his disastrous expedition to Cape York in 1848 p. 10-11; recounts the massacre of white settlers by Aboriginal tribes, led by deserters from the native police force's trackers, and the subsequent reprisals p. 24; mentions two Aboriginal people accompanied Leichhardt on his ill-fated 1848 expedition p. 28; mentions clashes and reprisals in Queensland along with tales of bunyips p. 28-29; talks of Aboriginal fear of Mount Beerwah in the Glasshouse Mountains p. 39; includes piccabeen palm spathes being used for Aboriginal water containers p. 39-40; describes Aboriginal tree climbers, initiation, hunters and gatherers, and tribal battles p. 44-45; story about how the jabiru is known as the bird of silence p. 56; story about the creation of the waratah p. 106-107; story of the Ice Maidens p. 121-122; purported etymology of the word Crackenback p. 140-141; story about Bogong moths as a source of food during drought p. 147-148; mentions the Grampians, the 'mountains of the dreamtime', caves and painting p. 170; records the story of the platypus and water-rat p. 177-180; images of the bunyip between p. 48-49
Cataloging source
LC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beatty, Bill
Dewey number
919.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • DU280.G7
  • DU280.G7
LC item number
  • B4
  • B4 1969
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Great Dividing Range
Label
Along the Great Divide, Bill Beatty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 182
Control code
000000111396
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 191 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780304939565
Lccn
79471939 //r85
Other physical details
illus. (part col.) maps (on lining paper)
Label
Along the Great Divide, Bill Beatty
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 182
Control code
000000111396
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 191 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780304939565
Lccn
79471939 //r85
Other physical details
illus. (part col.) maps (on lining paper)

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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