The Resource The Bishop with 150 wives : fifty years as a missionary, by F.X. Gsell ; with an epilogue by Andre Dupeyrat

The Bishop with 150 wives : fifty years as a missionary, by F.X. Gsell ; with an epilogue by Andre Dupeyrat

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The Bishop with 150 wives : fifty years as a missionary
Title
The Bishop with 150 wives
Title remainder
fifty years as a missionary
Statement of responsibility
by F.X. Gsell ; with an epilogue by Andre Dupeyrat
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
Full account of work achieved by author during his years in north Australia; History of the Northern Territory and missions; Notes on food, hunting, life cycle, laws, beliefs, government policy; Establishment of mission on Melville Island; Beliefs, death ritual, daily life; The buying of wives to make easier the degraded lives of Aboriginal women
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1872-1960
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Gsell, F. X.
Language note
Translation of: L'Évêque aux 150 espouses
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  • Bishops
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Gsell, F. X.
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Tiwi (Australian people)
Label
The Bishop with 150 wives : fifty years as a missionary, by F.X. Gsell ; with an epilogue by Andre Dupeyrat
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published: Paris : La Colombe, 1954
  • Copy 4 is 1955 ed., published by Angus & Robertson, Lond
Control code
M0042990
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
175 p. , [10] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 3 & 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Stock number
358, 12315
System control number
0051455
Label
The Bishop with 150 wives : fifty years as a missionary, by F.X. Gsell ; with an epilogue by Andre Dupeyrat
Publication
Note
  • First published: Paris : La Colombe, 1954
  • Copy 4 is 1955 ed., published by Angus & Robertson, Lond
Control code
M0042990
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
175 p. , [10] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 3 & 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Stock number
358, 12315
System control number
0051455

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