The Resource Islanders and Aborigines at Cape York : an ethnographic reconstruction based on the 1848-1850 "Rattlesnake" Journals of O. W. Brierly and information he obtained from Barbara Thompson

Islanders and Aborigines at Cape York : an ethnographic reconstruction based on the 1848-1850 "Rattlesnake" Journals of O. W. Brierly and information he obtained from Barbara Thompson

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Islanders and Aborigines at Cape York : an ethnographic reconstruction based on the 1848-1850 "Rattlesnake" Journals of O. W. Brierly and information he obtained from Barbara Thompson
Title
Islanders and Aborigines at Cape York
Title remainder
an ethnographic reconstruction based on the 1848-1850 "Rattlesnake" Journals of O. W. Brierly and information he obtained from Barbara Thompson
Creator
Subject
Summary
Reproduces relevant parts of the Brierly journals and information he gained from Barbara Thompson, sole survivor of a shipwreck, who lived among the Kaurareg, Prince of Wales Is. 1844-9; includes reports from Somerset, Cape York, by W.T. Kennett and F.C. Jagg, 1867-8; detailed commentary on Kaurareg social organisation, economics, material culture, religion, and mythology; subsistence patterns; notes on Torres Strait prehistory; appendix on Kuarareg personal names and relationships, Oct. 1849
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Moore, David R
Date time place
1979
Series statement
AIAS n.s. 3
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  • Kennett, William T
  • Brierly, Oswald W. B.
  • Jagg, F. C
  • Thompson, Barbara
Label
Islanders and Aborigines at Cape York : an ethnographic reconstruction based on the 1848-1850 "Rattlesnake" Journals of O. W. Brierly and information he obtained from Barbara Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • bibl.; illus.; maps; pls.; tbls
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Control code
M0022657
Extent
xii, 340 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
4774b ; 4775b
System control number
0036686
Label
Islanders and Aborigines at Cape York : an ethnographic reconstruction based on the 1848-1850 "Rattlesnake" Journals of O. W. Brierly and information he obtained from Barbara Thompson
Publication
Note
  • bibl.; illus.; maps; pls.; tbls
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Control code
M0022657
Extent
xii, 340 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
4774b ; 4775b
System control number
0036686

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