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Western Australia as it is today, 1906 / by Leopoldo Zunini ; edited and translated by Margot Melia and Richard Bosworth
Bib ID 1676527
Format BookBook
Author
Zunini, Leopoldo, 1868-1944
 
Uniform Title Australia attuale. English
Description Nedlands, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press, 1997 
xiv, 263 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1875560971
Summary

Chapter eight - includes descriptions of Aboriginal people and life, as shearers, the effects of contact with Europeans, violent treatment by Europeans and comparisons with indigenous people of other countries: includes brief mention of Aboriginal clothing, hunting skills with boomerangs and spears, rock paintings and New Norcia mission.

Notes

First published as: L'Australia attuale. Torino : Societa Tipografico-Editrice Nazionale, 1910.

Author was Royal Consul of Italy at time of original publication.

"The Charles and Joy Staples South West Region Publications Fund."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263).

Subjects Zunini, Leopoldo, 1868-1944 -- Journeys -- Australia.  |  Italians -- Western Australia -- Social life and customs.  |  Immigrants -- Western Australia.  |  Agriculture -- Western Australia.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Shearers.  |  Hunting.  |  Social welfare - Rationing - Food.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - 1901-  |  Settlement and contacts - 20th Century.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Substance use - Alcohol.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Western Australia -- Description and travel.  |  Western Australia -- Economic conditions.  |  Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.  |  Australia -- History -- 20th century.  |  Katanning (SW WA SI50-07)  |  Kellerberrin (SW WA SH50-15)  |  New Norcia (SW WA SH50-10)  |  Italy.  |  Albany / King George Sound (SW WA SI50-11, SI50-15)  |  Kalgoorlie map area (SE WA Goldfields SH51-09)  |  Perth (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Blackwood River (SW WA SI50-09, SI50-05)  |  Swan River (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Northam (SW WA SH50-14)
Other authors/contributors Bosworth, R. J. B. (Richard J. B.), 1943-  |  Melia, Margot  |  Charles and Joy Staples South West Region Publications Fund

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