The Resource Thirty years among the Blacks of Australia : the life and adventures of William Buckley, the runaway convict, William T. Pyke

Thirty years among the Blacks of Australia : the life and adventures of William Buckley, the runaway convict, William T. Pyke

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Thirty years among the Blacks of Australia : the life and adventures of William Buckley, the runaway convict
Title
Thirty years among the Blacks of Australia
Title remainder
the life and adventures of William Buckley, the runaway convict
Statement of responsibility
William T. Pyke
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Subject
Summary
Buckley's life in the Port Phillip area after escaping from Collins temporary settlement in 1803; includes first contacts between Aborigines and colonists; details of social organization, marriage and family life, material culture (weapons, tools, utensils, shelters), subsistence, fighting, ceremonies, mortuary customs
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Pyke, William T.
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  • Buckley, William
  • Aboriginal Australians
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Thirty years among the Blacks of Australia : the life and adventures of William Buckley, the runaway convict, William T. Pyke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Includes: Chapter I: Soldier and convict -- Chapter II: The Port Phillip Convict Settlement of 1803-1804-- Chapter III: The runaway convicts -- Chapter IV: Buckley's Crusoe life -- Chapter V: Adopted by the blacks -- Chapter VI: Fighting and hunting -- Chapter VII: Tribal amenities -- Chapter VIII: Domestic and tragic -- Chapter IX: Witchcraft and vengeance -- Chapter X: Terpsichorean and commercial -- Chapter XI: Hopes of rescue -- Chapter XII: Restored to civilisation -- Chapter XIII: The Aborigines and the Whites
Control code
M0068489
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
123 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 1 Rare Book copy donated from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 2 Rare Book copy donated by ATSIC Library
Other physical details
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Stock number
08898b
System control number
0005275
Label
Thirty years among the Blacks of Australia : the life and adventures of William Buckley, the runaway convict, William T. Pyke
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Includes: Chapter I: Soldier and convict -- Chapter II: The Port Phillip Convict Settlement of 1803-1804-- Chapter III: The runaway convicts -- Chapter IV: Buckley's Crusoe life -- Chapter V: Adopted by the blacks -- Chapter VI: Fighting and hunting -- Chapter VII: Tribal amenities -- Chapter VIII: Domestic and tragic -- Chapter IX: Witchcraft and vengeance -- Chapter X: Terpsichorean and commercial -- Chapter XI: Hopes of rescue -- Chapter XII: Restored to civilisation -- Chapter XIII: The Aborigines and the Whites
Control code
M0068489
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
123 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 1 Rare Book copy donated from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 2 Rare Book copy donated by ATSIC Library
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
08898b
System control number
0005275

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