The Resource Following the equator : : a journey around the world, by Mark Twain, (electronic resource)

Following the equator : : a journey around the world, by Mark Twain, (electronic resource)

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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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • p. 297 p. 207-213: observations about decline in Aboriginal population; satirical comments on colonisation and genocide; Ch. XXII: Material culture and social customs -- Ch. XXVII : p. 256-comments on the Black War in Tasmania; Governor Davey's proclamation to the Aborigines (illustration facing p. 259); p. 260- 265 :George Augustus Robinson's "friendly mission" 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
  • Includes an account of the author's visit to Australia; 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; Material culture and social customs; contradictory characteristics of the Aborigines; physical dexterity - throwing and parrying, well digging, stalking, drawing, and endurance of pain; comments on the violent colonisation of Tasmania - the Black War in Tasmania; Governor Davey's proclamation to the Aborigines ; activities of George Augustus Robinson and the extinction of the Tasmanian Aborigines
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
VSL
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1835-1910
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Twain, Mark
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The writings of Mark Twain : author's national edition
Series volume
v. 6
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Voyages around the world
Label
Following the equator : : a journey around the world, by Mark Twain, (electronic resource)
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/r000002679635.txt
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Publication
Note
  • Title from electronic book (viewed 24/7/09)
  • See also original print version held at RB T969.29/F1
Control code
000002679635
Type of computer file
Text only
Label
Following the equator : : a journey around the world, by Mark Twain, (electronic resource)
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/r000002679635.txt
Publication
Note
  • Title from electronic book (viewed 24/7/09)
  • See also original print version held at RB T969.29/F1
Control code
000002679635
Type of computer file
Text only

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