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French explorers in Tasmania and in southern seas : being extracts from Peron, Dumas and the Comte de Beauvoir / edited by C.W. Macfarlane and L.A. Triebel
Bib ID 2273960
Format BookBook
Printer (Sydney : New Century Press)
Description Sydney : Australasian Publishing, 1937 
120 p. ; 19 cm. 
Summary

Includes translations of Peron's descriptions of encounters with Tasmanian Indigenous peoples and practices p. 9-20.

Full contents
  • Traversee de Timor au ... Terre de Diemen /Peron
  • La terre de Van Diemen /Dumas
  • Terre de Van Diemen /Beauvoir.
 
Notes

Text in English and French.

Includes vocabulary, p. 111-120.

Subjects Péron, François, 1775-1810  |  Scientific expeditions -- Tasmania.  |  Art - Crafts - Baskets and basketmaking.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Technology - Containers.  |  Demography - Palaeodemography - Aboriginal settlement of Australia.  |  Race relations - Representation - History.  |  Technology - Stone - Knives.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Art - Body art.  |  Weapons.  |  Settlement and contacts - French.  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Tasmania -- Discovery and exploration -- French.  |  Bruny Island (SE Tas SK55-08)  |  Maria Island (E Tas SK55-06)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Australia.
Other authors/contributors Triebel, L. A. (Louis Augustus), 1890-  |  Macfarlane, C. W  |  Peron, Francois, 1775-1810. Traversee de Timor au cap sud de la Terre de Diemen  |  Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870. Terre de Van Diemen  |  Beauvoir, L. (Ludovic), marquis de, 1846-1929. Terre de Van Diemen

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