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This peculiar colony / Ronald Rose ; illustrated by Robert Ingpen
Bib ID 1478073
Format BookBook
Author
Rose, Ronald, 1920-
 
Description Adelaide : Rigby, 1981 
179 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0727014102
Summary

Collection of contemporary records about life in the colony of New South Wales; includes accounts of first contacts with Aboriginal people by Lieutentant King & Surgeon Worgan; also David Collins on Collins (Gnung-a Gnung-a), the Aboriginal man who accompanied Lieutentant Hanson on the Daedalus on a tour of the Pacific between 1793 and 1794 to learn English.

Notes

Dust jacket subtitle: A slightly irreverent look at Australia's beginnings.

Bibliography: p. 173-179.

Subjects New South Wales. Settlement, 1788-1821. Readings from contemporary sources  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  History - Cultural.  |  Settlement and contacts - Penal colonies / Convicts.  |  Race relations - Attitudes.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Race relations - Representation - History.  |  New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Sources.  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Warrane / Sydney Cove (NSW SI56-05)
Other authors/contributors Ingpen, Robert, 1936-

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