National Library of Australia

We’re delighted to be able to increase our reading room services and opening hours. Read more...

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Memoires historiques sur l'Australie, et particulierement sur la mission de la Nouvelle-Nursie / par Rudesindo Salvado ; traduits de l'italien en francais par l'Abbe Falcimagne
Bib ID 622596
Format BookBook
Author
Salvado, Rosendo, 1814-1900
 
Uniform Title Memorie storiche dell'Australia. French
Description Paris : Alphonse Pringuet, 1854 
xii, 443 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 23 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3106.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3161.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3746.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK5428.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK6699.

Summary

History of New Norcia; religious beliefs of natives, racial comparisons (theory of origin), social organization, disputes, law and government, property rights, cosmology, music and dancing, description of rituals, sexual dichotomy in rituals, mens and womens dances; childbirth reasons for infanticide, fathers relationship with children, education of sons, treatment of old people; marriage laws, elopement, punishment; sleeping arrangements - segregation of sexes; clothing & bodily decoration, ornaments, nose piercing; tools and weapons; uses and manufacture; shelters, making of huts; food collecting and hunting, type of plants used for food; general camp life, etiquette, vengeance; illnesses and treatment; doctors, sorcery, mortuary rites, disposal of dead; languages, vocabulary of east & north of area (12 p.)

Notes

"Avec des notes et une histoire de la decouverte de l'or redigees par le traducteur."

Translation of: Memorie storiche dell' Australia ...

With a half-title.

Library's copies at NK3746 and NK6699 have shortened title.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK3106, NK3161, NK3746, NK5428, NK6699.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 15423.

Subjects Benedictines -- Western Australia -- New Norcia -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia.  |  Gold mines and mining -- Australia.  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Weapons.  |  Fishing.  |  Reproduction - Infanticide.  |  Costume and clothing - Nose pegs and piercing.  |  Health services - Health workers - Medical practitioners.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Daily life - Domestic - Sleeping.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Human classification.  |  Children.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Plant names.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Gender relations - Elopement.  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Technology - Tools.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Feuds and warfare - Avenging.  |  Hunting.  |  Performing arts.  |  Music.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.  |  New Norcia (W.A.) -- History.  |  New Norcia (SW WA SH50-10)
Other authors/contributors Falcimagne, J. J

Be the first to leave a comment!

This space is for comments to help us enhance our existing data for collection items. Comments are only reviewed by staff on a monthly basis. All enquiries should be sent via the Feedback or the Ask a Librarian links located at the top right hand side of this page.

Add your comment (you will be asked to log in)
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.