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The present state of Australia, including New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, and New Zealand, with practical hints on emigration : to which are added the land regulations, and description of the aborigines and their habits / by Henry Melville
Bib ID 1415832
Format BookBook
Author
Melville, Henry, 1799-1873
 
Description London : G. Willis, 1851 
xiv, 392 pages, [3] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3003.

Summary

Includes general account of Aborigines; relations with settlers; history of Tas. Aborigines physical description; customs; life-style; government policy; account of trials and executions of Aborigines; Demarkation Proclamation, 1828; the black war; the last Tasmanians, 1848; includes extracts from History of Colonel Arthurs administration, 1836.

Notes

Another ed. published in the same year as: Australasia and prison discipline.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK3003.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 12468

Subjects Transportation of convicts -- Australia.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Tasmania.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Western Australia.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Law - Land - State and Territory - Western Australia.  |  Settlement and contacts - Ethnic groups, immigration and multiculturalism.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Victoria.  |  Government policy - State and territory - South Australia.  |  Weapons.  |  Government policy - State and territory - New South Wales.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Australia -- Emigration and immigration.  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  New Zealand (NZ)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  New South Wales (NSW)

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