The Resource Daily life and origin of the Tasmanians, by James Bonwick

Daily life and origin of the Tasmanians, by James Bonwick

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Daily life and origin of the Tasmanians
Title
Daily life and origin of the Tasmanians
Statement of responsibility
by James Bonwick
Title variation
The daily life of the Tasmanians
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Subject
Summary
Food, cannibalism, dress and ornament, songs and dances, weapons, carvings, shelters, rafts, nakedness and modesty of women, morals, marriage and treatment of wives, childhood; Government and leadership; Mortuary rites; Physical characteristics, beliefs, theories of origin; Small vocabulary and grammar
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Also available electronically at Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/texts (scanned by Google Books)
Label
Daily life and origin of the Tasmanians, by James Bonwick
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0033593.pdf
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Publication
Note
Electronic version contains illegible pages in the appendix
Contents
Food : native cookery, cannibalism -- Dress and ornament -- Amusement: Tasmanian songs and music, dancing and corroboree -- Arts and manufactures: weapons and wars, drawings and carvings, huts and boats -- Women and children: nakedness and modesty, morals in the bush, marriage system, treatment of wives, the children -- Government and number: cause of small population -- Disease -- Burial: burning of bodies, mourning of friends -- Physical appearance: colour of the people, hair, Dr Topinhard on the Tasmanian face, stature and figure, the skin and cicatrices, the skull and its measurements, no black child after a half-caste -- Language: numerical system, changing words after a death, grammar of the language, reduplicative words, Mr Logan on Tasmanian and Australian tongues, vocabularies of Tasmanian dialects, translation of part of Genesis -- Superstitions: ignorance of a God, witchcraft and the evil eye, spirits and demons, "jump up whitefellow", mystical dances, astronomical legends, sun and moon worship, magical stones, traces of phallic worship, masonic signs and initiation, Tasmanian tradition and mystic ideas -- Origin of the Tasmanians: the "one blood" argument, varieties of man, antiquity of the Tasmanian race, a Scotchman like a Tasmanian, Papuans and Alfourans, black races in Asiatic isles, the blacks of Cochin China and Malaya, Tasmanians like Aborigines of India, African affinities with the people, Black images in temples and churches, Philological argument for origin, Geological argument for origin, Asia, Africa, and Tasmania once united, Connexion of Tasmania and New Zealand, Black race of Chatham Isles, The sunken Southern continent, Relics of Tasmanians in Australia, Tasmanians before Australians -- A sketch of the geology of Tasmania - Appendix: The founding of the colony of Van Diemen's Land
Control code
M0033593
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
[ix], 304p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill.,[8] leaves of plates (1 col.), folded map, music, ports
Stock number
RB 1747
System control number
0057190
Label
Daily life and origin of the Tasmanians, by James Bonwick
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0033593.pdf
Publication
Note
Electronic version contains illegible pages in the appendix
Contents
Food : native cookery, cannibalism -- Dress and ornament -- Amusement: Tasmanian songs and music, dancing and corroboree -- Arts and manufactures: weapons and wars, drawings and carvings, huts and boats -- Women and children: nakedness and modesty, morals in the bush, marriage system, treatment of wives, the children -- Government and number: cause of small population -- Disease -- Burial: burning of bodies, mourning of friends -- Physical appearance: colour of the people, hair, Dr Topinhard on the Tasmanian face, stature and figure, the skin and cicatrices, the skull and its measurements, no black child after a half-caste -- Language: numerical system, changing words after a death, grammar of the language, reduplicative words, Mr Logan on Tasmanian and Australian tongues, vocabularies of Tasmanian dialects, translation of part of Genesis -- Superstitions: ignorance of a God, witchcraft and the evil eye, spirits and demons, "jump up whitefellow", mystical dances, astronomical legends, sun and moon worship, magical stones, traces of phallic worship, masonic signs and initiation, Tasmanian tradition and mystic ideas -- Origin of the Tasmanians: the "one blood" argument, varieties of man, antiquity of the Tasmanian race, a Scotchman like a Tasmanian, Papuans and Alfourans, black races in Asiatic isles, the blacks of Cochin China and Malaya, Tasmanians like Aborigines of India, African affinities with the people, Black images in temples and churches, Philological argument for origin, Geological argument for origin, Asia, Africa, and Tasmania once united, Connexion of Tasmania and New Zealand, Black race of Chatham Isles, The sunken Southern continent, Relics of Tasmanians in Australia, Tasmanians before Australians -- A sketch of the geology of Tasmania - Appendix: The founding of the colony of Van Diemen's Land
Control code
M0033593
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
[ix], 304p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill.,[8] leaves of plates (1 col.), folded map, music, ports
Stock number
RB 1747
System control number
0057190

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