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The Resource Lieutenant Bunbury's Australian sojourn : the letters and journals of Lieutenant H W Bunbury, 21st Royal North British Fusiliers, 1834-1837, edited, with annotations and introduction by J M R Cameron and Phyllis Barnes

Lieutenant Bunbury's Australian sojourn : the letters and journals of Lieutenant H W Bunbury, 21st Royal North British Fusiliers, 1834-1837, edited, with annotations and introduction by J M R Cameron and Phyllis Barnes

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Lieutenant Bunbury's Australian sojourn : the letters and journals of Lieutenant H W Bunbury, 21st Royal North British Fusiliers, 1834-1837
Title
Lieutenant Bunbury's Australian sojourn
Title remainder
the letters and journals of Lieutenant H W Bunbury, 21st Royal North British Fusiliers, 1834-1837
Statement of responsibility
edited, with annotations and introduction by J M R Cameron and Phyllis Barnes
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Language
eng
Summary
p. 59 : pejorative description of groups of 8 to 10 Aboriginal people coming in to Sydney : physical features; clothing; begging; p. 67 : Cannibalism in New South Wales; p. 124 : spearing of white settlers in Avon district, Western Australia; description of spears; p. 135-136 : Zamia nut gathering and processing; use of fungus as food; p. 136 Aboriginal people used as messengers carrying letters and parcels; comments on the lack of honesty of Aboriginal people from the York district; p. 141-143: treachery of Geeup at Northam district in the murder of settlers; murder and mutilation of settler Peter Chidlow; p. 157 use of weirs for trapping fish and crayfish; p. 159-161 Guide Monang assists Bunbuy's party to proceed with group of Aboriginal people to the Vasse estuary; p. 161 : Use of fires for communication; p. 162: Aboriginal fear of the "wow" a bird of the genus Podargus; attributing to it boils, cramps and pains; p. 161: Use of fire sticks along edge of water to attract fish; p. 164 use of red earth "wilghi" as body paint; use of banksia flowers to extract sugary drink; p. 166-168 : use of kangaroo skin cloaks as clothing; method of preparing skins and sewing together to make cloaks; kangaroo skin bags to carry children, tools and food stores; women having responsibility to carry most of the possessions and to make huts and fires; possum fur belts; p. 168 cockatoo feathers worn as decoration; types of fishing spears; method of cooking large fish by baking in tea tree bark; p. 169: method of preparation of possum and kangaroo rat; p. 169; Bunbury invited to attend corroboree; p. 207 : Monang's father Calyute a chief of the Murray tribe; threatens to spear his son if unless he leaves Bunbury; p. 242: Bunbury criticises missionaries approach to evangelising Aborigines; p. 243 : Account of revenge murder of settler Knott at Grassdale; p. 246-252 Criticism of the British Secretary of Colonies policy of declaring that Australian Aborigines are British subjects and subject to British law; explains that Aboriginal people unable to understand the penalties; explanation of Aboriginal fighting and revenge
Biography type
contains biographical information
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ANL
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1812-1875
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Bunbury, H. W.
Dewey number
994.02092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1942-
  • 1926-
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  • Cameron, J. M. R.
  • Barnes, Phyllis Ann
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  • Geeup
  • Monang
  • Calyute
  • Denma
  • Bunbury, H. W.
  • Bunbury, H. W.
  • Bunbury, H. W.
  • Australia
Label
Lieutenant Bunbury's Australian sojourn : the letters and journals of Lieutenant H W Bunbury, 21st Royal North British Fusiliers, 1834-1837, edited, with annotations and introduction by J M R Cameron and Phyllis Barnes
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Publication
Copyright
Accompanying material
+ 1 folded map in pocket.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-269) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The voyage, February-July 1834 : life on board the Susan -- New South Wales. July 1834-April 1835 : journey to Twofold Bay -- Van Diemen's Land, May 1835-February 1836 -- Western Australia, March 1836-November 1837: the country between the mouth of the Dale and the Williams River; The line of road from Perth to Pinjarra; Expedition from Pinjarra to the Williams River, October 1836; Journal, from the Murray to the Vasse; The Avon Valley, 1837; Aboriginal policy -- Appendices 1: Sources of the text -- Appendix 2: Stirling's instructions to Bunbury, 24 June 1836 -- Appendix 3: Plants mentioned by Henry Bunbury -- Appendix 4: Fauna and ecology -- Appendix 5: References
Control code
000052734536
Dimensions
25 cm +
Extent
xii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780859055512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)875664980
Label
Lieutenant Bunbury's Australian sojourn : the letters and journals of Lieutenant H W Bunbury, 21st Royal North British Fusiliers, 1834-1837, edited, with annotations and introduction by J M R Cameron and Phyllis Barnes
Publication
Copyright
Accompanying material
+ 1 folded map in pocket.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-269) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The voyage, February-July 1834 : life on board the Susan -- New South Wales. July 1834-April 1835 : journey to Twofold Bay -- Van Diemen's Land, May 1835-February 1836 -- Western Australia, March 1836-November 1837: the country between the mouth of the Dale and the Williams River; The line of road from Perth to Pinjarra; Expedition from Pinjarra to the Williams River, October 1836; Journal, from the Murray to the Vasse; The Avon Valley, 1837; Aboriginal policy -- Appendices 1: Sources of the text -- Appendix 2: Stirling's instructions to Bunbury, 24 June 1836 -- Appendix 3: Plants mentioned by Henry Bunbury -- Appendix 4: Fauna and ecology -- Appendix 5: References
Control code
000052734536
Dimensions
25 cm +
Extent
xii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780859055512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)875664980

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