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The Resource Following the Equator : a journey around the world, by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)

Following the Equator : a journey around the world, by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)

Label
Following the Equator : a journey around the world
Title
Following the Equator
Title remainder
a journey around the world
Statement of responsibility
by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes an account of the author's visit to Australia; [p.206ff] use of the weet weet and general comments on Aboriginal population numbers and the impact of colonisation; satirical comments on colonisation and genocide; problem of land ownership and frontier violence; comments on the beneficial use of poison by colonists and the savagery of the colonist; Ch. XXII: Material culture and social customs; p. [214ff] contradictory characteristics of the Aborigines; physical dexterity ? throwing and parrying, well digging, stalking, drawing, and endurance of pain; Ch. XXVII p. [256ff] comments on the violent colonisation of Tasmania - the Black War in Tasmania; Governor Davey's proclamation to the Aborigines (illustration facing p. 259); p. 260- 265 - activities of George Augustus Robinson and the extinction of the Tasmanian Aborigines
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Dewey number
910.41
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1310
LC item number
.A1 1897
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Robinson, George Augustus
  • Voyages around the world
Label
Following the Equator : a journey around the world, by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000004182040
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
712 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Lccn
04014820
Other physical details
ill., facsims, ports;
Label
Following the Equator : a journey around the world, by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)
Publication
Control code
000004182040
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
712 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Lccn
04014820
Other physical details
ill., facsims, ports;

Library Locations

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