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Aux antipodes : terres et peuplades peu connues de l'Océanie, par V. Tissot et C. Améro

Label
Aux antipodes : terres et peuplades peu connues de l'Océanie
Title
Aux antipodes
Title remainder
terres et peuplades peu connues de l'Océanie
Statement of responsibility
par V. Tissot et C. Améro
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
fre
Summary
Generalised descriptive account of Aboriginal Australians exhibits popular perceptions held of Indigenous populations, typical of late 19th century; written to appeal to broad curiosity; descriptions include that of the natural environment, climate, flora & fauna, esp. eucalyptus tree, kangaroo; physiognomy and physique, physical abilities, agility; unsourced claims in regard to Aboriginal attitudes to female offspring, lifestyle, superstitions; descriptions of living shelters, hunting methods; material culture; references to relationship with settlers; unsourced quotes from explorers; demographic claims made of a diminishing Aboriginal population, comparison made with the effect sun has on snow
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1845-1917
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Tissot, V.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1832-1908
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Améro, Constant
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Oceania
Label
Aux antipodes : terres et peuplades peu connues de l'Océanie, par V. Tissot et C. Améro
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of title: Voyage to the antipodes: unexplored regions and tribes of Oceania
Contents
[Ch.] 3. Mélanésie: Australie (p. 116-166)
Control code
000003807136
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
223 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Aux antipodes : terres et peuplades peu connues de l'Océanie, par V. Tissot et C. Améro
Publication
Note
Translation of title: Voyage to the antipodes: unexplored regions and tribes of Oceania
Contents
[Ch.] 3. Mélanésie: Australie (p. 116-166)
Control code
000003807136
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
223 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

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