The Resource The Tasmanians : the story of a doomed race, Robert Travers

The Tasmanians : the story of a doomed race, Robert Travers

Label
The Tasmanians : the story of a doomed race
Title
The Tasmanians
Title remainder
the story of a doomed race
Statement of responsibility
Robert Travers
Creator
Subject
Summary
Origin theory, first and early contacts; nine distinct tribal hordes, myth on origin of fire, briefly outlines way of life, implements, weapons, scarification, warfare, description of corroborees; moon beliefs, rock engravings depicting these; medicine man - cures for sicknesses; disposal of dead - different methods among tribes; history of exploration, relations with early settlers, bushrangers, massacres, sealers; detailed account of the black war; work of Robinson; native settlement; story of William Lanney & Truganini; the last Tasmanians at Flinders Island
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Travers, Robert
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lanne, William
  • Robinson, George Augustus
  • Truganini
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Tasmania
Label
The Tasmanians : the story of a doomed race, Robert Travers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [235]-238
Control code
M0051001
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 244 p., [16] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library
Other physical details
ill., ports
Stock number
5528
System control number
0073138
Label
The Tasmanians : the story of a doomed race, Robert Travers
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [235]-238
Control code
M0051001
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 244 p., [16] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library
Other physical details
ill., ports
Stock number
5528
System control number
0073138

Library Locations

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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