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Australian dictionary of dates and men of the time : containing the history of Australasia from 1542 to May, 1879

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Australian dictionary of dates and men of the time : containing the history of Australasia from 1542 to May, 1879
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Australian dictionary of dates and men of the time : containing the history of Australasia from 1542 to May, 1879
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Reference material, part I; Men of the time (biographical information), part II; Dictionary of dates, p.2-8; Aboriginal cricketers - details of matches, scores, names of team members, visit to England; Aboriginal names - quotes Hunter on names of tribes & locations around Port Jackson, lists 45 place names in Sydney & N.S.W., names of 10 Aborigines known to early Sydney settlers; notes on discovery of petrified bodies at Mt. Gambier, 1862, upper Murray R. 1854; short articles on; annual conferences (dates), attacks (Parramatta, Lane Cove, Bringelly, Bathurst Road, beyond Blue Mtns., Liverpool Plains, Port Phillip district, Barrows Ck.), coo-ee call signal, ceremonies - derivation of word bora, quotes; Ridley on ceremony at Burturgate, (appearance of messenger, tree carving, preparation of ground procedure of tribes between Barwon & Castle-reagh Rs. - food taboos, tooth avulsion, mock fight, instruction), circumcision found particularly around Gulf; of Carpentaria quotes Leichhardt), tooth avulsion extensively practised; conflicts with natives (includes Pemuluy); funeral rites - burial (disposition of body, bough covering, important members of Wailwun tribe given hollow tree burial, tree platform method), carrying of skeletal remains, use of white clay, ritual gashing, finger joints cut off in northern; languages - notes work of Gunther (Wiradhuri), Watson (Wiradhuri), L.E. Threlkeld (lower Hunter), Ridley (Kamilaroi), Taplin (South Australian languages), Smyth, Curr; dates of death of King Billy & Trucannimai; marriage laws sections, prevention of consanguineous marriages military proceedings; missions (Gunther at Wellington Vale, Threlkeld at Lake Macquarie, Gossner at Moreton Bay, Hausmann on Albert R., Ridley on Namoi & Barwon Rs., Daniel Matthews at Maloga, Dillon at Burragorang, Hale at Poonindie, Taplin - eastern South Australia,; Hagenauer at Ramayuk, Wesleyan Mission near Geelong, King in Western Australia; numbers - statistical details & tables (mainly 1848); outrages against Aborigines lists incidents including Myall Ck. massacre; outrages by Aborigines - including Frazer & Cullinlaaringo massacres; remarkable Aborigines Arabanoo, Bennelong, Jackey Jackey, Mosquito, Saturday, Boongarie, Gooseberry; weapons boomerang, nullah nullah, waddy, spear, tomahawk, womerawa (sizes, manufacture, methods of use); white men with Aborigines - William Buckley, James Davies, James Morrill, Narcisse Pierre Pelletier, John Renton; general article on Aborigines; Racial affinities as shown by physical appearance, skin colour, hair, body decorations (white & yellow pigments), hollow log or bark canoes; p.73; Corroboree - notes body decorations (red & white pigment), dance movements
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Also available electronically at Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/texts (scanned by Google Books)
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1848-1914
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Heaton, J. Henniker
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  • Hunter, John
  • Leichhardt, Ludwig
  • Curr, Edward M.
  • Dillon, G. F
  • Günther, James
  • Hagenauer, F. A.
  • Hale, Mathew B.
  • Haussmann, Johann Guttfried
  • King, G
  • Mathews, D
  • Ridley, William
  • Smyth, R.B
  • Taplin, George
  • Threlkeld, L. E.
  • Watson, R
  • Arabanoo
  • Buckley, W
  • Bungaree
  • Bennelong
  • Davies, J
  • Jackey Jackey
  • Morrells, J
  • Pemulwuy
  • Peltier, N. P
  • Renton, J
  • Lanne, William
  • Mosquito
  • Windradyne
  • Gooseberry, Cora
  • Truganini
  • Lake Macquarie Mission (N.S.W.)
  • Wellington Valley Mission (N.S.W.)
  • Wesleyan Mission (N.S.W.)
  • Cullin-la-Ringo (Qld.)
  • Myall Creek (N.S.W.)
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Australian dictionary of dates and men of the time : containing the history of Australasia from 1542 to May, 1879
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M0050330
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232, ii, 317, 2p.
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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6841
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0072151
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Australian dictionary of dates and men of the time : containing the history of Australasia from 1542 to May, 1879
Publication
Note
tbls
Control code
M0050330
Extent
232, ii, 317, 2p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
6841
System control number
0072151

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