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From the frontier : outback letters to Baldwin Spencer / [compiled by] John Mulvaney ; with Alison Petch and Howard Morphy
Bib ID 2062543
Format BookBook
Author
Byrne, Patrick Michael, 1856-1932
 
Description St. Leonards, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2000 
xiv, 338 p., [16] p. of plates : maps ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1865083178
Summary

Letters from Ernest Cowle and Paddy Byrne to Baldwin Spencer written between 1894 and 1925.

Full contents
  • Introduction: Correspondents on a Frontier
  • Pt. I. The Cowle Correspondence: Letters from Mounted Constable C. E. Cowle to Baldwin Spencer, 1894-1920
  • 1. Cowle of Illamurta
  • 2. Home at Illamurta
  • 3. People and Environment
  • 4. After Gillen
  • 5. Bush Ethnography
  • Pt. II. The Byrne Correspondence: Letters from P. M. Byrne to Baldwin Spencer, 1894-1925
  • 6. Pado Byrne of Charlotte Waters
  • 7. Correspondence 1894-95
 
Notes

Letters from Ernest Cowle and Paddy Byrne to Baldwin Spencer written between 1894 and 1925.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [328]-331) and index.

Subjects Byrne, Patrick Michael, 1856-1932 -- Correspondence.  |  Cowle, Charles Ernest, 1863-1922 -- Correspondence.  |  Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929 -- Correspondence.  |  Scientific expeditions -- Australia, Central.  |  Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia, Central.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Social life and customs.  |  Natural history -- Australia, Central.  |  Pioneers -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Anthropologists -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Biologists -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Social behaviour - Social deviance - Punishment.  |  Animals - Livestock - Stealing and killing.  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Law enforcement - Customary - Kadaitcha.  |  Social organisation.  |  Costume and clothing - Footwear, anklets etc.  |  Pertame people (C8) (NT SF53-14)  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Australia -- Description and travel.  |  Charlotte Waters (South Central NT SG53-06)  |  Northern Territory (NT)
Other authors/contributors Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929  |  Morphy, Howard  |  Petch, Alison, 1956-  |  Mulvaney, D. J. (Derek John), 1925-2016  |  Cowle, Charles Ernest, 1863-1922

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