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The Resource The dig tree : the story of Burke and Wills, Sarah Murgatroyd

The dig tree : the story of Burke and Wills, Sarah Murgatroyd

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The dig tree : the story of Burke and Wills
Title
The dig tree
Title remainder
the story of Burke and Wills
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Murgatroyd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Story of the Victorian Exploring Expedition which left Melbourne on 20 August 1860, lead by Robert O'Hara Burke, to cross Australian continent; previous exploration and other background to Expedition; contacts and relationships with, and observations of, Aboriginal people; false accusations that Stuart had killed Aboriginal people during his explorations; assistance of Aboriginal trackers; Aboriginal help for ailing explorers; Burke's failure to learn survival skills from the Aboriginal people; Kalkadoons and the Expedition and later resistance to settlement; Aboriginal views of the Expedition; brief outline of history of Indigenous people of Cooper Creek area since exploration and current native title rights claims
Cataloging source
ANL
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1967-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murgatroyd, Sarah
Dewey number
919.4043
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
DU102
LC item number
.M976 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burke, Robert O'Hara
  • Wills, William John
  • Burke and Wills Expedition,
  • Australia
Label
The dig tree : the story of Burke and Wills, Sarah Murgatroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previously published: 2002
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 364-368
Control code
000024615598
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
372 p.
Isbn
9781877008795
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports,
Label
The dig tree : the story of Burke and Wills, Sarah Murgatroyd
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previously published: 2002
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 364-368
Control code
000024615598
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
372 p.
Isbn
9781877008795
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports,

Library Locations

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