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Sydney's first four years : being a reprint of A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and, A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson / by Watkin Tench ; with an introduction and annotations by L.F. Fitzhardinge
Bib ID 1315272
Format BookBook
Author
Tench, Watkin, 1759?-1833
 
Description Sydney : Library of Australian History in association with the Royal Australian Historical Society, 1979 
xxv,364p., 1 leaf of col.plates : maps ; 25cm. 
ISBN 0908120249
Summary

Account of making of canoes, artifacts, adornments, early conflict, dancing, cannibalism, finger mutilation, tooth avulsion, use of fire against whites, robbery, punitive expeditions, mental and physical characteristics, rock carvings, smallpox and other diseases; treatment of women; Relations with settlers.

Notes

Spine subtitle: Tench's narrative & complete account.

Index.

First published, Sydney: Angus & Robertson in association with the Royal Australian Historical Society, 1961.

Bibliography: p.[337]-354.

Subjects New South Wales. Settlement, 1788-1791. Personal observations.  |  Settlement and contacts - 18th Century.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Smallpox.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Race relations.  |  Animals.  |  Settlement and contacts - Penal colonies / Convicts.  |  Ku-ring-gai / Gameraigal people (S62) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Technology.  |  Weapons.  |  Settlement and contacts - First Fleet, 1788.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Social behaviour - Social deviance - Punishment.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851.  |  Sydney map area (NSW SI56-05)  |  Manly (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Hawkesbury River area (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Botany Bay (S Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Parramatta (W Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Penrith / Nepean River (W Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Port Jackson (Sydney SI56-05)
Other authors/contributors Royal Australian Historical Society
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A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay

A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson

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