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The pioneers of Port Phillip : the story of early Melbourne for boys and girls / by P. St.J.Wilson
Bib ID 5582447
Format BookBook
Author
Wilson, P. St. J. (Philip St. John)
 
Description Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens, 1945 
102 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 19 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

Includes Indigenous history, lifestyle and customs p. 1-8; mentions William Buckley p. 18-19, 44-45; mentions John Batman p. 21, 30-32, 35; mentions encounters with Indigenous people p. 25, 37-39, 55-56, 58, 62-63, 67, 81-82, 98.

Notes

For children.

Cited In

Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books, 8081

Subjects Technology - Stone - Axes / hatchets.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Demography - Palaeodemography - Aboriginal settlement of Australia.  |  Weapons.  |  Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Hunting - Birds.  |  Housing - Shelters - Bark.  |  Law enforcement - Police trackers.  |  Sites - Scarred trees - Canoe trees.  |  Recreation - Games.  |  Technology - Fire - Fire making.  |  Gender relations - Gender roles.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Land rights - Land acquisition.  |  Magic and sorcery - Bone pointing.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Dance - Recreational - Corroboree.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Melbourne (Vic.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.  |  Australia.  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)
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Story of early Melbourne for boys and girls


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