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The emigrant's guide, or, Ten years practical experience in Australia / by David Mackenzie
Bib ID 2783045
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
MacKenzie, David, active 1845-1852
 
Online Versions
Description London : W.S. Orr, 1845 
viii, 280, 171 p. ; 16 cm. 
Summary

Information and guide book for emigrants to Australia; Chapter 13: fairly detailed description of customs and cultures of Aboriginal peoples of the Murrumbidgee & Murray River districts; describes a visit to the mission at Wellington Valley in 1840.

Notes

National Library of Australia's FC F4095 copy is bound in brown embossed cloth with gilt spine lettering.

FC F4095 copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-85182050

Includes "Descriptive vocabulary" of Aboriginal language of Western Australia, Perth and King Georges Sound regions.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 4095

Subjects Social behaviour - Socialisation - Child rearing.  |  Food - Bush tucker.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Gender relations - Polygamy.  |  Feuds and warfare.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Reproduction - Infanticide.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Wellington (N NSW SI55-04)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Murrumbidgee River (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Liverpool Plains (N NSW SH56-09)
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Ten years' practical experience in Australia.

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