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The Aborigines of Australia, by Roderick J. Flanagan

Label
The Aborigines of Australia
Title
The Aborigines of Australia
Statement of responsibility
by Roderick J. Flanagan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ANB
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Empire (Sydney, N.S.W.)
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1826-1862
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Flanagan, Roderick
Dewey number
994/.0049915
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Australian Bicentennial Authority
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  • Bennelong
  • Colbee
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
The Aborigines of Australia, by Roderick J. Flanagan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Facsimile reprint. Originally published: Sydney : Edward F. Flanagan and George Robertson and Co., 1888
  • Papers originally published in the Sydney Empire 1853-54
Contents
Their origin - probable period of their arrival -- Causes which led to their dispersion - causes of degeneracy - superiority of northern Aboriginals - numerical force of tribes - system of chiefship - customs -- Ideas of a supreme being - Belief in a future state - Idolatry unknown -- Germs of artistic skill -- Faculty of observation - Intuition - Stoicism - Rites of sepulture and reverence for the dead -- Language - Music - Mode of warfare - Hunting - Hunting grounds - Mode of punishment -- Ceremony of initiation - Half-caste children - Belief in spirits - A new species of food - Corroboree - The "Kradga Kibba" -- General councils - Mourning - Ornamented opossum cloaks - Ferry-boats - Juvenile exercises - Culinary process -- Belief in the metempsychosis - Aboriginal women - Powers of mimicry - A "barbarous" practice - Tattooing - Modes of fishing - Lex talonis -- Armoury - Utensils -- Funeral notes - Sponsorial custom - Juvenile spirits - Personal bravery - "Striking a light" - The bough of peace -- Misgivings - Tribes of Botany Bay and Port Jackson - Manly Cove and Rushcutter's Bay -- Confidence and caution - Capture and escape of Binnelong and Cole-be - Subsequent history of Binnelong -- Hospitality and resentment - Primitive art - Amputation of the little finger - Sorcery -- The "rising" of 1842-4 -- The Myall Creek massacre -- The Coo-ee - numbers of the Aboriginals
Control code
000006015242
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 167 p.
Isbn
9780731639243
Other physical details
port.
System control number
(OCoLC)220673313
Label
The Aborigines of Australia, by Roderick J. Flanagan
Publication
Note
  • Facsimile reprint. Originally published: Sydney : Edward F. Flanagan and George Robertson and Co., 1888
  • Papers originally published in the Sydney Empire 1853-54
Contents
Their origin - probable period of their arrival -- Causes which led to their dispersion - causes of degeneracy - superiority of northern Aboriginals - numerical force of tribes - system of chiefship - customs -- Ideas of a supreme being - Belief in a future state - Idolatry unknown -- Germs of artistic skill -- Faculty of observation - Intuition - Stoicism - Rites of sepulture and reverence for the dead -- Language - Music - Mode of warfare - Hunting - Hunting grounds - Mode of punishment -- Ceremony of initiation - Half-caste children - Belief in spirits - A new species of food - Corroboree - The "Kradga Kibba" -- General councils - Mourning - Ornamented opossum cloaks - Ferry-boats - Juvenile exercises - Culinary process -- Belief in the metempsychosis - Aboriginal women - Powers of mimicry - A "barbarous" practice - Tattooing - Modes of fishing - Lex talonis -- Armoury - Utensils -- Funeral notes - Sponsorial custom - Juvenile spirits - Personal bravery - "Striking a light" - The bough of peace -- Misgivings - Tribes of Botany Bay and Port Jackson - Manly Cove and Rushcutter's Bay -- Confidence and caution - Capture and escape of Binnelong and Cole-be - Subsequent history of Binnelong -- Hospitality and resentment - Primitive art - Amputation of the little finger - Sorcery -- The "rising" of 1842-4 -- The Myall Creek massacre -- The Coo-ee - numbers of the Aboriginals
Control code
000006015242
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 167 p.
Isbn
9780731639243
Other physical details
port.
System control number
(OCoLC)220673313

Library Locations

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