The Resource The Aborigines of Tasmania

The Aborigines of Tasmania

Label
The Aborigines of Tasmania
Title
The Aborigines of Tasmania
Creator
Subject
Summary
First ed. 1890; 2nd. ed. with the assistance of Marion E. Butler and James B. Walker; Physical characteristics, sickness, psychology, comparison with Australians; Law & government, religion, etiquette with strangers, scarification during puberty, weapons, sacred stones, uses of fire, food, hunting & fishing, native habitations, education of children - obedience, burials, bodily ornamentation - painting and; scarification, head coverings, astronomy, bark drawings, recreations, basketry, stone implements, rafts, infanticide not practised before advent of Europeans; Division of tribes, language information; Theories of origin; Vocabularies & chapter on Osteology listed separately under author in bibliography; Includes Tasmanian - English vocabulary of all known words; Description of Duterreaus portraits of Tasmanian Aborigines; Bibliography; Map shows locations where Aborigines have been sighted and gives Aboriginal place names
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1855-1925
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Roth, H. Ling
Label
The Aborigines of Tasmania
Link
http://www1.aiatsis.gov.au/exhibitions/rare_books/portraits/rothtxt_01.htm
Instantiates
Publication
Note
illus.; map; pls
Control code
M0034150
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 228p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0058045
Label
The Aborigines of Tasmania
Link
http://www1.aiatsis.gov.au/exhibitions/rare_books/portraits/rothtxt_01.htm
Publication
Note
illus.; map; pls
Control code
M0034150
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 228p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0058045

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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