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Thirty years among the blacks of Australia : the life and adventures of William Buckley, the runaway convict / by William T. Pyke ; with numerous illustrations
Bib ID 1768415
Format BookBook
Author
Pyke, William T. (William Thomas)
 
Description London : George Routledge and Sons, 1904 
123 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Hallstrom Pacific Collection.

Summary

Buckley's life in the Port Phillip area after escaping from Collins temporary settlement in 1803; includes first contacts between Aborigines and colonists; details of social organization, marriage and family life, material culture (weapons, tools, utensils, shelters), subsistence, fighting, ceremonies, mortuary customs.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Buckley, William, 1780-1856.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Technology - Tools.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Weapons.  |  Social organisation.  |  Technology - Utensils.  |  Gender relations - Elopement.  |  Family.  |  Wathawurrung / Wada wurrung / Wathaurong people (S29) (Vic SJ54-12)  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Victoria -- History.  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55-09)  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)  |  Indented Head (Vic SJ55-09)  |  Australian

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