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Daily life and origin of the Tasmanians / by James Bonwick
Bib ID 4248860
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Bonwick, James, 1817-1906, author
 
Edition Second edition 
Description London : Sampson Low, Marston, 1898 
304 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves : illustrations (some colour), 1 folded map ; 23 cm 
Summary

Food, cannibalism, dress and ornament, songs and dances, weapons, carvings, shelters, rafts, nakedness and modesty of women, morals, marriage and treatment of wives, childhood; Government and leadership; Mortuary rites; Physical characteristics, beliefs, theories of origin; Small vocabulary and grammar.

Notes

Library's SR copy stamped Commonwealth of Australia, Library of the Parliament 19 Jul 1903, 1171.

Front cover bears embossed portrait of Lalla Rookh, or Truganini.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 7234

Subjects Aboriginal Tasmanians.  |  Children.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Transport - Water - Rafts.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Technology.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Costume and clothing - Nakedness.  |  Weapons.  |  Gender relations - Marriage.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Social organisation.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Australian
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