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Pioneer aboriginal mission : the work of Wesleyan missionary John Smithies in the Swan River Colony, 1840-1855 / William McNair & Hilary Rumley
Bib ID 72621
Format BookBook
Author
McNair, William, 1914-
 
Description Nedlands, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press ; Beaverton, Or. : [Distributor for] U.S.A. and Canada, International Scholarly Book Services, 1981 
xxiii, 167 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0855641789
Summary

Account of the establishment of the mission in Perth, its move to York and eventual failure, based largely on the correspondence of J. Smithies and contemporary records; includes details of attitudes to and treatment of Aborigines, the impact of European diseases on the Aboriginal population and the mission education programme; some information on traditional culture.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 162-164.

Subjects Smithies, John, -1872.  |  Missionaries -- Western Australia -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia -- Swan River Region  |  Methodist Church -- Missions.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism.  |  Race relations - Attitudes.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Western Australia.  |  Religions - Christianity - Methodist Church.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Swan River (SW WA SH50-14)  |  York (Avon River SW WA SH50-14)  |  Perth (SW WA SH50-14)
Other authors/contributors Rumley, Hilary, 1947-
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