The Resource In Australian tropics

In Australian tropics

Label
In Australian tropics
Title
In Australian tropics
Creator
Subject
Summary
Early history of N.T. and explorations; Detailed account of intercepting Macassan proas around coast of Arnhem Land whilst author was Sub-Collector of Customs for 14 years; Names of proas and masters, Malay camps & smoke houses along coast & nearby islands; Natives employed by Malays in trepang fishing and collecting tortoiseshell, relationships between Malays and Aborigines; influences (physical & cultural); Habit of exchanging children between tribes (Roper R. & Normanton) for the purpose of learning each others language & customs; Description of native camps at Fort Dundas (1895) shelters, finding of bark water bags, types of canoes used; Platform burial at Daly R.; Sacred burial site on Maria Island; Geographical features, vegetation, climate etc., general ecology, depredations & murders by natives; Cannibalism practiced by Fitzmaurice River tribes
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1854-1925
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Searcy, Alfred
Label
In Australian tropics
Instantiates
Publication
Note
pls.; fold.map
Control code
M0051601
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxiii, 374p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
1730
System control number
0073954
Label
In Australian tropics
Publication
Note
pls.; fold.map
Control code
M0051601
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxiii, 374p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
1730
System control number
0073954

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