The Resource This is our country, A.S. Bingle

This is our country, A.S. Bingle

Label
This is our country
Title
This is our country
Statement of responsibility
A.S. Bingle
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes mention of military authorities fearing Aboriginal people might act as fifth columnists during the second world war p. xvi, 46, 129; recalls Aboriginal people paying tribute to the author upon his retirement p. xvii; includes poem listing animals some of which are hunted by Aboriginal people p. xxi; mentions the artist Albert Namatjira p. 2, 91, 160-161; mentions stories, employment and welfare of Aboriginal pastoral workers p. 6-8, 15, 30-31, 34, 41-42, 46, 47, 50, 52, 53, 57, 58, 108, 127; mentions employment of Aboriginal domestic assistants p. 11, 116, 130, 134; refers to missions p. 23-24, 70; recalls Aboriginal people and their families helping handle a donkey team p. 27; mentions the Kanaka trade and Thursday Islanders p. 32-33; mentions stories and encounters with Aboriginal people p. 23-24, 34-35, 61, 137, 140-141, 142, 144, 147, 148, 151-152, 155-156, 165, 166; speaks of the Royal Flying Doctor Service saving the lives of white and black people p. 45; states Aboriginal people travelled by train p. 60; mentions half-caste people p. 65, 130, 139, 149, 151, 152, 166; tells of early pioneers having problems with Aboriginal people killing stock p. 69; recounts reports of trading drink to Aboriginal people p. 72; overview of Aboriginal lifestyle and culture p. 74-95, 112, 138-139; mentions employment of Aboriginal people in the mining exploration, and crocodile skin, industry p. 103, 111; mentions using Aboriginal people to carry messages on foot between stations p. 115 ; image 'Monday morning at Wave Hill, Northern Territory, early arrivals for rations' p. 74, 'The King and his Queen ...' p. 82, 'Bingo the ward of Mr Joe Egan manager of Ord River Station' p. 89, 'Arrival of mail at Warrinilla near Springsure Qld.' p. 90, 'Jack - making fire with two sticks at Lawn Hill in the Gulf Country' p. 94
Biography type
autobiography
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1895-1971
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Bingle, A. S.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1902-1959
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Namatjira, Albert
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  • Farm managers
  • Livestock breeders
  • Northern Territory
Label
This is our country, A.S. Bingle
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Limited ed. of 200 copies
  • Includes index
  • Available from Mr. S.R. Cooper, 1B/28 Woods Parade, Fairlight, N.S.W. 2094
Control code
000005043073
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxii,169 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9781862527409
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
This is our country, A.S. Bingle
Publication
Note
  • Limited ed. of 200 copies
  • Includes index
  • Available from Mr. S.R. Cooper, 1B/28 Woods Parade, Fairlight, N.S.W. 2094
Control code
000005043073
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxii,169 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9781862527409
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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