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Lawrence Struilby, or, Observations and experiences during twenty-five years of bush life in Australia / edited by the Rev. John Graham
Bib ID 2927869
Format BookBook
Author
Graham, John, 1822-1879
 
Description London : Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, 1863 
xv, 292 pages ; 17 cm. 
Summary

Biography of Lawrence Struilby from Ulster, arriving in Australia in 1833; brief mention of Aborigines of Tasmania; native camps near Bathurst, meets King Bogan; attitude of natives towards white settlers, general life on stations; a days hunting expedition with the natives, clothing, body decoration, corroborees, initiation - tooth avulsion; native trackers, treatment of wounds by native doctor, battle of Baroo, method of burial, religious beliefs.

Notes

Novel in the form of papers of L. Struilby cf. Miller.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 10041

Subjects Struilby, Lawrence, 1810?-  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Technology - Tools.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Habitation - Camps.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Australia -- Social life and customs.  |  Bathurst (SW NSW SI55-08)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Bogan River (N NSW SH55-06, SH55-10, SH55-11, SH55-15)
Other authors/contributors Struilby, Lawrence, 1810-
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