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The French explorers and the Aboriginal Australians 1772-1839, by Colin Dyer

Label
The French explorers and the Aboriginal Australians 1772-1839
Title
The French explorers and the Aboriginal Australians 1772-1839
Statement of responsibility
by Colin Dyer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Outline of French expeditions which included visits to Australia; discusses French descriptions of Aboriginal clothing, physical features, including measurements and strength, nutrition, dwellings, fires, canoes, social relations; implements and utensils; relationships between French and Aboriginal people; French perceptions of Aboriginal character; extent French understood languages (includes vocabulary lists); Aboriginal investigation of explorers; French observations on Aboriginal relationships (parent and child, and men and women, including courtship and marriage); weapons; fighting; punishment of crime; attitudes to death and dying; Aboriginal people and relationships with the British; effects on Aboriginals of British settlement
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dyer, Colin L
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Arago, J.
  • Dufresne, Marc-Joseph Marion, 1724-1772
  • Bougainville, Hyacinthe Yves Philippe Potentien de
  • Baudin, Nicolas
  • La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
  • Labillardière, Jacques-Julien Houtou de
  • Entrecasteaux, Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni
  • Péron, François
  • Laplace, Cyrille Pierre Theodore
  • Freycinet, Louis de
  • Duperrey, L. I. (Louis Isidore), 1786-1865
  • Dumont d'Urville, J.
  • Explorers
  • French
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Australia
Label
The French explorers and the Aboriginal Australians 1772-1839, by Colin Dyer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [225]-229
Contents
The expeditions -- Descriptions of the Aboriginal Australians : clothing, physical descriptions, nutrition, dwellings, fires, canoes, implements and utensils -- Relations between the Aboriginal Australians and the French: social relations, French perception of Aboriginal character and language, the Aboriginal Australians as anthroplogists -- Relations between the Aboriginal Australians themselves -- Relations between the Aboriginal Australians and the British
Control code
000026475536
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780702235122
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The French explorers and the Aboriginal Australians 1772-1839, by Colin Dyer
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [225]-229
Contents
The expeditions -- Descriptions of the Aboriginal Australians : clothing, physical descriptions, nutrition, dwellings, fires, canoes, implements and utensils -- Relations between the Aboriginal Australians and the French: social relations, French perception of Aboriginal character and language, the Aboriginal Australians as anthroplogists -- Relations between the Aboriginal Australians themselves -- Relations between the Aboriginal Australians and the British
Control code
000026475536
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780702235122
Other physical details
ill.

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