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Narrative of a voyage around the world

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Narrative of a voyage around the world
Title
Narrative of a voyage around the world
Title variation
Narrative of a voyage round the world in the Uranie and Physicienne corvettes, commanded by Capatain Freycinet during the years 1817, 1818, 1819 and 1820 on a scientific expedition undertaken by order of the French government
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Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Includes account of author's visit to Australia in 1819; part ii p. 167-203 presence of Aborigines in Sydney deplored - appearance and behaviour, alcohol consumption and violence; English hunting reducing food - low population numbers a result of technology and resources (ii: p.173-174); tooth avulsion described(ii: p.169-170); marriage; childbirth; weapons and hostilities related to alcohol - description of group combat and duals (ii: p.175-177) - use of the returning boomerang; doubts about sustainable subsistence; English criticised for allowing fighting; (ii: p.194) encounter with two men in the Blue Mountains - description of the older man's past hostility and their dwelling; journey to Liverpool hunting a snake(ii: p.198-199); method of climbing trees (ii: p.203); includes portrait of Timbere (ii: p.170-171)
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Cataloging source
LC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1790-1855
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arago, J.
Dewey number
910/.41/0924
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
G420.F8
LC item number
A613 1971
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Bibliotheca Australiana
Series volume
no. 45
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freycinet, Louis de
  • Timbere
  • Uranie (Corvette)
  • Physicienne (Corvette)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Voyages around the world
Label
Narrative of a voyage around the world
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of Promenade autour du monde
  • Reprint of 1823 ed
Contents
Part II : New South Wales : Port Jackson, Sidney [i.e. Sydney], Blue Mountains etc Letters CXXXVI-CLI -- Appendix no. 1: Vocabularies of some of the people we visited
Control code
000000214182
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vi, xxvii, 297 p.
Governing access note
Not for Interlibrary loan
Isbn
9789060720363
Lccn
77075480
Other physical details
ill., ports
Label
Narrative of a voyage around the world
Publication
Note
  • Translation of Promenade autour du monde
  • Reprint of 1823 ed
Contents
Part II : New South Wales : Port Jackson, Sidney [i.e. Sydney], Blue Mountains etc Letters CXXXVI-CLI -- Appendix no. 1: Vocabularies of some of the people we visited
Control code
000000214182
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vi, xxvii, 297 p.
Governing access note
Not for Interlibrary loan
Isbn
9789060720363
Lccn
77075480
Other physical details
ill., ports

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