The Resource L'Australie : découverte, colonisation, civilisation, par J.-J.-E. Roy, (electronic resource)

L'Australie : découverte, colonisation, civilisation, par J.-J.-E. Roy, (electronic resource)

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L'Australie : découverte, colonisation, civilisation
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L'Australie
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découverte, colonisation, civilisation
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par J.-J.-E. Roy
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eng
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p. 36-37 At Botany Bay initially friendly relations between Aborigines and convicts; Help given to English fishermen; Threats of severe punishment to convicts whole stole Aborigines spears and fishing implements; Threats of punishment did not stop trade of Aboriginal weapons amongst sailors; Beginning of hostile relations between Aborigines and settlers; p. 50 Smallpox epidemic; Aboriginal victims: recovery of two children; death of Arabanoo; p. 60 Violent clash between convicts and Aborigines as result of expedition of convicts to avenge the death of one of their companions; Kidnapping of Bennelong and another man to for the purpose of assimilating to white society and to demonstrate the benefits of this to the Aborigines; p. 62-Efforts of Governor Philip in establishing good relations between the settlers and the Aborigines; Spear attack on Governor Philip; p. 64-Improvement of relations between settlers and Aborigines due to mediation of Bennelong; p. 76 Fishing trade between Indigenous fisherman and the settlers; destruction of his boat by a convict; Retaliation by injuring settler; Governor Philip continues to seek reconciliation with IndIgenous people; p. 100 Relations between settlers and Indigenous people increasingly violent; Author's conclusion that the 9 years of attempts to civilise the Aborigines had been fruitless and they had gained nothing from white society except new vices; p. 145 Governor Macquarie builds huts for 16 Indigenous families; places the village under the management of Bungaree; provides seed and agricultural tools; The project is a failure due to the laziness and apathy of the people in the opinion of the author; Macquarie establishes a school for Indigenous children which is also a failure; p. 151 Author describes Tasmanian Aboriginal people as more intelligent and warlike than those of New South Wales; Ch. 14 p. 178-179 Opinions on the failure of white settlers to civilise the Aborigines; Requirement to prevent contact between Aborigines and convicts; to gradually gain their trust; opinion that it could be achieved by missionaries; p. 182: Catholic missionaries in Western Australia; New Norcia
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1794-1871
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Roy, J.-J.-E.
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Bibliotheque des Ecoles Chretiennes
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Australia
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L'Australie : découverte, colonisation, civilisation, par J.-J.-E. Roy, (electronic resource)
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L'Australie : découverte, colonisation, civilisation, par J.-J.-E. Roy, (electronic resource)
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http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/a407865.pdf
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