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

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

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. Kimberley
Contributor
Subject
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; includes accounts of the battle of Pinjarra and the massacre at Lake Minninup
Cataloging source
ANB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Kimberly, W. B.
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  • Yagan
  • Gallyput
  • Midgegooroo
  • Mokare
  • Nakinna
  • Migo
  • Weeip
  • Quibean
  • Narryer
  • Burnin
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Western Australia
Label
History of West Australia : a narrative of her past together with biographies of her leading men, compiled by W.B. Kimberley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Facsimile reproduction of 1897 edition published Melbourne: F.W. Niven
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
000011053898
Dimensions
35cm.
Edition
Facsmile edition
Extent
357, 236 pages, 24 leaves of plates
Isbn
9780859052023
Isbn Type
(prepublication)
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)226131122
Label
History of West Australia : a narrative of her past together with biographies of her leading men, compiled by W.B. Kimberley
Publication
Note
Facsimile reproduction of 1897 edition published Melbourne: F.W. Niven
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
000011053898
Dimensions
35cm.
Edition
Facsmile edition
Extent
357, 236 pages, 24 leaves of plates
Isbn
9780859052023
Isbn Type
(prepublication)
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)226131122

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