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La Nouvelle-Nursie : histoire d'une colonie benedictine dans l'Australie Occidentale (1846-1878) / par Theophile Berengier
Bib ID 2134131
Format BookBook
Author
Berengier, Theophile
 
Description Paris : Lecoffre, [1879] 
viii, 385 pages, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 25 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK2108

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK2422

Summary

Théophile Beréngier, who was born around 1827, was a monk of Solesmes, the Benedictine monastery near Le Mans in north-western France. In 1879, Beréngier published his Histoire. Beréngier includes thoughts on the natural history of Western Australia, observations on New South Wales, Melbourne and Adelaide as well as the social customs and language of Aboriginal people in and around the New Norcia mission.

Notes

Vocabulaire australien: p. 363-379.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK2108, NK2422.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 6943

Subjects Benedictines -- Western Australia -- New Norcia -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia.  |  Missionaries -- Western Australia -- New Norcia.  |  Natural history -- Western Australia.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Animals.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Religions - Christianity - Church and mission buildings.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Anthropology.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  New Norcia (W.A.) -- History.  |  New Norcia (SW WA SH50-10)

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