The Resource History of West Australia : a narrative of her past together with biographies of her leading men, compiled by W.B. Kimberly

History of West Australia : a narrative of her past together with biographies of her leading men, compiled by W.B. Kimberly

Label
History of West Australia : a narrative of her past together with biographies of her leading men
Title
History of West Australia
Title remainder
a narrative of her past together with biographies of her leading men
Statement of responsibility
compiled by W.B. Kimberly
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
General account of the Aborigines (of the south-west WA) - mainly quoting Grey; origin and antiquity - racial affiliations, physical affiliations; psychology and education; clothing and body decoration; race relations - Europeans as the dead; magic and sorcery; religious beliefs; marriage and social organisation; shelters and camp activities; includes extensive description of a corroboree (kangaroo hunt, frog dance) - dance; singing - brief song texts and translations; diet - includes famine foods; water sources - wells; weapons and hunting - techniques of kangaroo hunting and fishing described; cooking; inter-tribal conflicts; messages; crimes and punishments; attitudes sickness and wounds - amputation, medicine; rock art; mortuary customs and attitudes to death - graves
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kimberly, W. B.
Dewey number
  • 994.1
  • 920.0/94
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Western Australia
  • Western Australia
Label
History of West Australia : a narrative of her past together with biographies of her leading men, compiled by W.B. Kimberly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A photocopy of Chapter III : the Aborigines is held in the Pamphlet collection at p KIM
  • Ferguson no.: 11142
Contents
History : The discovery of Australia -- The Aborigines -- Western Australia annexed -- Foundation of the colony -- Perth and Fremantle founded, and progress in 1829 -- Incidents and progress in 1830 -- Exploration: social condition; abolition of land grant system 1831 -- Famine prices and progressive incidents 1832 -- Native strife and progressive incidents; 1833 -- Condition of settlement, agitation and native troubles 1834-5 -- Animation in pastoral pursuits; occurrences from 1836 to 1838 -- Land laws; exploration; Australind Settllement 1839-42 -- Depression; birth of industries; convict agitation 1843 to 1848 -- A penal settlement 1849 to 1853 -- The convict system 1854 to 1860 -- Transportation ceases; North-West; an election 1861 to 1868 Representative government; exploration 1869 to 1878 -- Public works: constitutional agitation; gold discoveries 1879 to 1888 -- Responsible government 1889 to 1892 -- The goldfields 1892 to 1897
Control code
000003848497
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
357, 236 p., 24 leaves of plates
Other physical details
ill., ports
Label
History of West Australia : a narrative of her past together with biographies of her leading men, compiled by W.B. Kimberly
Publication
Note
  • A photocopy of Chapter III : the Aborigines is held in the Pamphlet collection at p KIM
  • Ferguson no.: 11142
Contents
History : The discovery of Australia -- The Aborigines -- Western Australia annexed -- Foundation of the colony -- Perth and Fremantle founded, and progress in 1829 -- Incidents and progress in 1830 -- Exploration: social condition; abolition of land grant system 1831 -- Famine prices and progressive incidents 1832 -- Native strife and progressive incidents; 1833 -- Condition of settlement, agitation and native troubles 1834-5 -- Animation in pastoral pursuits; occurrences from 1836 to 1838 -- Land laws; exploration; Australind Settllement 1839-42 -- Depression; birth of industries; convict agitation 1843 to 1848 -- A penal settlement 1849 to 1853 -- The convict system 1854 to 1860 -- Transportation ceases; North-West; an election 1861 to 1868 Representative government; exploration 1869 to 1878 -- Public works: constitutional agitation; gold discoveries 1879 to 1888 -- Responsible government 1889 to 1892 -- The goldfields 1892 to 1897
Control code
000003848497
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
357, 236 p., 24 leaves of plates
Other physical details
ill., ports

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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