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The Resource Born to command - not to take orders! : the Brooks family of Balbinia station : pioneers of Israelite Bay Western Australia, by John Simpson

Born to command - not to take orders! : the Brooks family of Balbinia station : pioneers of Israelite Bay Western Australia, by John Simpson

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Born to command - not to take orders! : the Brooks family of Balbinia station : pioneers of Israelite Bay Western Australia
Title
Born to command - not to take orders!
Title remainder
the Brooks family of Balbinia station : pioneers of Israelite Bay Western Australia
Statement of responsibility
by John Simpson
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Language
eng
Summary
pages 23- John Brooks' journey to Eucla; accompanied by "Jackie" a local Aboriginal man who helped to find water sources; signs of inland Aboriginal people called "Badooks" by the Mirning; Aboriginal people direct the travellers to water; party returns from Eucla accompanied by another Aboriginal boy "Chinaman"; page 61 : Heinrich Dimer working as a shepherd for John Brooks; cooperates with local Aboriginal people in hunting kangaroos and sharing proceeds; Aboriginal people working as shepherds -- Chapter 14 : Insights into Aboriginal ife : Aboriginal shepherds; imprisonment at Rottnest Island of Aboriginal people caught for theft of livestock; Aboriginal knowledge of botany; methods of obtaining water; initiation rites, nose piercing; account of the murder of an Aboriginal woman named Jessie on Balbina station by Aboriginal man Neru or Noru
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
ANL
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Born to command - not to take orders! : the Brooks family of Balbinia station : pioneers of Israelite Bay Western Australia, by John Simpson
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 106-129) and indexes
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059551837
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xi, 135 pages
Isbn
9780859056472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, plans, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)971515829
Label
Born to command - not to take orders! : the Brooks family of Balbinia station : pioneers of Israelite Bay Western Australia, by John Simpson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 106-129) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059551837
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xi, 135 pages
Isbn
9780859056472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, plans, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)971515829

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