The Resource Capricornia, Xavier Herbert

Capricornia, Xavier Herbert

Label
Capricornia
Title
Capricornia
Statement of responsibility
Xavier Herbert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
2509
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1901-1984
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Herbert, Xavier
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Capricornia, Xavier Herbert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Map on endpapers
  • First Australian edition, 1938
Contents
The coming of the Dingoes -- Psychological effect of a solar topee -- Significance of a burnt cork -- Death of a Dingo -- Heir to all the ages -- The Copper Creek train -- Clothes make a man -- Mars and venus in ascendancy -- Fe fi fo fum -- In the midst of life we are in death -- A crocodile cries -- Dawn of a new era -- A shotgun wedding -- Peregrinations of a jinx -- Prosperity is like the tide -- Grandson of a sultan -- Stirring of skeletons -- God in the silver sea -- Let our grace be a prayer for forgiveness -- Son of a gin -- Song of the golden beetle -- The gossips have been busy -- Oh don't you remember black alice? -- Spinning of fate the spider -- Death corroboree -- Singing in the wilderness -- Snakes in acady -- The ininvited guest -- In defence of a prodigal father -- The devil rides horseback -- Wrath of the masters of mankind -- Esau selleth his birthright -- Murder will out -- Who killed Cock Robin -- Back to earth
Control code
000006352630
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
549 pages
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)220679267
Label
Capricornia, Xavier Herbert
Publication
Note
  • Map on endpapers
  • First Australian edition, 1938
Contents
The coming of the Dingoes -- Psychological effect of a solar topee -- Significance of a burnt cork -- Death of a Dingo -- Heir to all the ages -- The Copper Creek train -- Clothes make a man -- Mars and venus in ascendancy -- Fe fi fo fum -- In the midst of life we are in death -- A crocodile cries -- Dawn of a new era -- A shotgun wedding -- Peregrinations of a jinx -- Prosperity is like the tide -- Grandson of a sultan -- Stirring of skeletons -- God in the silver sea -- Let our grace be a prayer for forgiveness -- Son of a gin -- Song of the golden beetle -- The gossips have been busy -- Oh don't you remember black alice? -- Spinning of fate the spider -- Death corroboree -- Singing in the wilderness -- Snakes in acady -- The ininvited guest -- In defence of a prodigal father -- The devil rides horseback -- Wrath of the masters of mankind -- Esau selleth his birthright -- Murder will out -- Who killed Cock Robin -- Back to earth
Control code
000006352630
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
549 pages
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)220679267

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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