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The Resource The wreck of the Emma : Australia's worst mass murder, by Kevin Moran

The wreck of the Emma : Australia's worst mass murder, by Kevin Moran

Label
The wreck of the Emma : Australia's worst mass murder
Title
The wreck of the Emma
Title remainder
Australia's worst mass murder
Statement of responsibility
by Kevin Moran
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents historical and documentary evidence of the investigations into the fate of the crew and passengers of the ship Emma wrecked 1867; historical background; contemporary newspaper reports; evidence of Aboriginal eyewitness; identification of shipwreck as Emma; newspaper report of burial site north of Carnarvon; request for police investigation; questions of the State Forensic Anthropologist's investigation; rationale for use of DNA testing and ground penetrating radar; unsuccessful attempt to get the Western Australian government to sponsor the investigation; record of correspondence between Kevin Moran and Western Australian police and government bodies
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moran, Kevin James
Dewey number
910.916575
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emma (Ship)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Cannibalism
  • First contact of Aboriginal peoples with Westerners
Label
The wreck of the Emma : Australia's worst mass murder, by Kevin Moran
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000051728219
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
iv, 43 pages
Isbn
9780859055574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)852839872
Label
The wreck of the Emma : Australia's worst mass murder, by Kevin Moran
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000051728219
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
iv, 43 pages
Isbn
9780859055574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)852839872

Library Locations

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