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The Resource Australians, our lives through time, to 1788, 1838, 1888, edited by Libby Tudball

Australians, our lives through time, to 1788, 1838, 1888, edited by Libby Tudball

Label
Australians, our lives through time, to 1788, 1838, 1888
Title
Australians, our lives through time, to 1788, 1838, 1888
Statement of responsibility
edited by Libby Tudball
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores Australian society through the everyday experiences of the people.; Convicts - Life in Sydney - Women at work - Children - Health - Family life - Work and society - Chinese workers - Family life in Melbourne
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tudball, Libby
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mokare
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Australians, our lives through time, to 1788, 1838, 1888, edited by Libby Tudball
Instantiates
Publication
Note
[Volume 1] : Australians, our lives through time, to 1788, 1838, 1888; [Volume 2] : Australians, our lives through time. 1938 to today
Bibliography note
Include bibliographical reference and index
Contents
Part 1: Setting the sence -- Where is the first Australians come from? -- When did people first arrive -- How did the first Australians live? -- Traditions, beliefs and rituals -- Mokare's domain -- The first European settlement: sydney 1788 -- Convicts and transportation -- Part 2: Aboriginal life -- 1838 : investigating British expansion -- Losing land: dispossession -- The picture tells the story -- The Myall Creek massacre -- Governor Gawler hosts a dinner for the Aborigines -- European images of Australia -- 1888: Frontiers of conflict -- Aborigines and the missions -- Aborigines and the missions -- Aborigines and work -- Are they dying out? -- Part 3: family life : 1838: babies in the early colonial period -- Christening the baby: a family celebration -- Children in 1838 -- Courtship -- Living together or marriage -- Women in 1838 -- 1888: babies in 1888 -- Children in 1888 -- The Stagg family: South Australian wheat farmers -- Thomas Dobeson: a Yorkshire migrant's family in Strugglettown -- Two rural wives and their families -- The Johns family: living in urban Melbourne -- Part 4: people and lifestyles -- 1838: Convict lifestyles -- Immigrant experiences -- The social circles of Sydney society -- People meeting in the pub -- People celebrating: the Hobart town regatta -- 1888:-- Part 5: work and society -- 1838: woman in her workplace -- Building work and growth of union -- Working conditions -- Convict workers: the Port phillip work gangs -- Convict road workers -- The wool industry: marketing and production -- 1888: working in the drought year: Pitt's story -- Work and muscle power -- The effects of new technology on work -- Energy and work -- The selector at work -- Women at work -- Sojourners and travellers -- Railway workers -- Unions and strikes -- Acknowledgements
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780731209965
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Australians, our lives through time, to 1788, 1838, 1888, edited by Libby Tudball
Publication
Note
[Volume 1] : Australians, our lives through time, to 1788, 1838, 1888; [Volume 2] : Australians, our lives through time. 1938 to today
Bibliography note
Include bibliographical reference and index
Contents
Part 1: Setting the sence -- Where is the first Australians come from? -- When did people first arrive -- How did the first Australians live? -- Traditions, beliefs and rituals -- Mokare's domain -- The first European settlement: sydney 1788 -- Convicts and transportation -- Part 2: Aboriginal life -- 1838 : investigating British expansion -- Losing land: dispossession -- The picture tells the story -- The Myall Creek massacre -- Governor Gawler hosts a dinner for the Aborigines -- European images of Australia -- 1888: Frontiers of conflict -- Aborigines and the missions -- Aborigines and the missions -- Aborigines and work -- Are they dying out? -- Part 3: family life : 1838: babies in the early colonial period -- Christening the baby: a family celebration -- Children in 1838 -- Courtship -- Living together or marriage -- Women in 1838 -- 1888: babies in 1888 -- Children in 1888 -- The Stagg family: South Australian wheat farmers -- Thomas Dobeson: a Yorkshire migrant's family in Strugglettown -- Two rural wives and their families -- The Johns family: living in urban Melbourne -- Part 4: people and lifestyles -- 1838: Convict lifestyles -- Immigrant experiences -- The social circles of Sydney society -- People meeting in the pub -- People celebrating: the Hobart town regatta -- 1888:-- Part 5: work and society -- 1838: woman in her workplace -- Building work and growth of union -- Working conditions -- Convict workers: the Port phillip work gangs -- Convict road workers -- The wool industry: marketing and production -- 1888: working in the drought year: Pitt's story -- Work and muscle power -- The effects of new technology on work -- Energy and work -- The selector at work -- Women at work -- Sojourners and travellers -- Railway workers -- Unions and strikes -- Acknowledgements
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780731209965
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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