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The new Australia / [by] Colin Simpson
Bib ID 1750964
Format BookBook
Author
Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983
 
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1971 
xii, 605 p. : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0207124507
0207122520 (0)
Summary

Travel book containing brief references throughout; p.344-355; Aboriginal population (N.T.), discusses findings of Montgomery Report, land rights question, ILO Convention 107; describes Jay Creek, Hermannsburg, Pine Creek; p.365-367; Rock paintings, Cannon Hill, Obiri; distinguishes 5 types of rock art; p.375-401; Melville Island yoi corroboree, brief note on Bishop Gsell buying girls, reasons for Aboriginal marriage rules; Northern Territory administration of welfare services, missions, criticism of isolation at Manigrida, describes visit to Bagot; Arnhem Land - impact of mining leases, Oenpelli rock paintings, employment of Aborigines by Groote Eylandt Mining Company; Gove - land rights case, bark paintings; p.472-4; Records conversation with Mary Durack - assimilation policy, drinking rights, acculturation.

Notes

Title on dust jacket: The new Australia: a continent's rediscovery in terms of its mineral wealth. The new exploration of Australia by tourists: where to go.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0 207 12252 0 misprinted in book.

Subjects Australia. Description & travel, 1965-. Personal observations  |  Mineral deposits. Australia. Personal observations  |  Mines and mineral resources -- Australia.  |  Land rights - Mining industry.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Land rights - Excisions and leases - Mining leases.  |  Religions - Christianity - Methodist Church.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Religions - Christianity - Lutheran Church.  |  Mining industry - Bauxite / Aluminium.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Demography.  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions - Church Missionary Society.  |  Religion - Rites - Increase.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Western Australia.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- 1951-1975.  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Ubirr / Obiri (Kakadu, NT SD53-01)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  Iwupataka / Jay Creek (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Pine Creek (NT Top End SD52-08)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Maningrida (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  Nhulunbuy / Gove (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-04)  |  Kulaluk / Bagot (NT Top End SD52-04)  |  Elcho Island (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15, SD53-03)

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