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And their ghosts may be heard / Rupert Gerritsen
Bib ID 1652708
Format BookBook
Author
Gerritsen, Rupert, 1953-2013
 
Description Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1994 
335 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 1863680632 (paperback)
Summary

Evidence of Australias first European settlers, various survivors of shipwrecks along the Western Australian coast between 1629 and 1727, and their interactions with Aboriginal peoples; Dutch; lexico-statistical evidence, distribution of common vocabulary.

Notes

Bibliography issued as separate publication.

Appendix separately catalogued and entitled: The English-Nanda-Dutch vocabulary.

Includes bibliographical references.

Held in Nf with the appendix (31 cm.) and the bibliography (N copy only).

Subjects Castaways -- Western Australia -- History -- 17th century.  |  Castaways -- Western Australia -- History -- 18th century.  |  Dutch -- Western Australia -- History -- To 1829.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Foreign influences.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- History -- To 1829.  |  Shipwrecks -- Western Australia -- History -- To 1829.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Language - Linguistics - Language classification.  |  Transport - Water - Shipwrecks and accidents.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Western Australia -- History -- To 1829.  |  Western Australia (WA)

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