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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
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. 

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.


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.)


"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


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