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Friendly mission : the Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson, 1829-1834, edited by N. J. B. Plomley

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Friendly mission : the Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson, 1829-1834
Title
Friendly mission
Title remainder
the Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson, 1829-1834
Statement of responsibility
edited by N. J. B. Plomley
Creator
Subject
Summary
Papers touch on all aspects of Aboriginal life; relationship with sealers, amusements and games, drawings, rock carvings, songs, chants and dances, information on language, grammars and vocabularies, gestures; personal adornment, ochre and ochre deposits; physical characteristics, mental ability, tools, weapons etc., water transport, fire making; foods, hunting; death customs, social and family life, spiritual beliefs, migrations and movements of tribes, middens, native wells; Aboriginal place names in Tasmania, causes of extinction of natives; map shows distribution of tribes with list; list of Aborigines, sealers
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Plomley, N. J. B.
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  • Truganini
  • Woorrady
  • Walyer
  • Tunnerminnerwait
  • Towterer
  • Drayduric
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Robinson, George Augustus
Label
Friendly mission : the Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson, 1829-1834, edited by N. J. B. Plomley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • See also 2nd ed. 2008 at RB P729.54/F2
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 1051-1055
Control code
M0050946
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 1074 p, [20] p. of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
3803
System control number
0073063
Label
Friendly mission : the Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson, 1829-1834, edited by N. J. B. Plomley
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • See also 2nd ed. 2008 at RB P729.54/F2
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 1051-1055
Control code
M0050946
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 1074 p, [20] p. of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
3803
System control number
0073063

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