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Christian work in Australasia : with notes on the settlement and progress of the colonies / James Bickford
Bib ID 960706
Format BookBook
Author
Bickford, James
 
Description London : Published for the author at the Wesleyan Conference Office, [1878] 
344 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm. 
Summary

Work of religious denominations; p.25-34; Physical description of N.S.W. natives, variations due to tribal areas & food available, finger amputation of women, tooth avulsion, superstitions, burial customs, death of Benilong's son & Jemmy 1823 Port Jackson; Wesleyan missionary attempt to Christianize natives discontinued N.S.W. 1831; p.81-82; Chinese & Polynesian labour in Queensland; p.87-88; Population of Victoria 1851 (Chinese & Aborigines), native attendance at missionary meeting Port Phillip 1836; p.91-92; Wesleyan mission for Aborigines 1838 later abandoned; p.129-130; Notes on Burke & Wills Expedition 1861, King lived with natives; p.138; Encounter Bay natives help ship wreck victims; p.177-179; Some religious beliefs Perth natives 1840, Wesleyan missions at Perth, Fremantle & York, native schools started; p.206208; Description of Tasmanians, appearance, clothing, religion, death of King Billy 1869, Truganini 1876.

Notes

Inscribed by the author on title page.

Presentation copy to Mr. K. Bonwick from the author.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 7006

Subjects Christian communities -- Australia.  |  Methodist Church -- Missions -- Australia -- History.  |  Settlement and contacts - Chinese.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Initiation - Finger amputation.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific.  |  Religions - Christianity - Methodist Church.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Education - Schools.  |  Demography - Population dynamics.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Fremantle (Perth SW WA SI50-02)  |  York (Avon River SW WA SH50-14)  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)  |  North West Victoria (NW Vic SI55)  |  Encounter Bay (SE SA SI54-13)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  South East Western Australia (SE WA SH51, SH52, SI51, SI52)  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)  |  Polynesia.
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520 |aWork of religious denominations; p.25-34; Physical description of N.S.W. natives, variations due to tribal areas & food available, finger amputation of women, tooth avulsion, superstitions, burial customs, death of Benilong's son & Jemmy 1823 Port Jackson; Wesleyan missionary attempt to Christianize natives discontinued N.S.W. 1831; p.81-82; Chinese & Polynesian labour in Queensland; p.87-88; Population of Victoria 1851 (Chinese & Aborigines), native attendance at missionary meeting Port Phillip 1836; p.91-92; Wesleyan mission for Aborigines 1838 later abandoned; p.129-130; Notes on Burke & Wills Expedition 1861, King lived with natives; p.138; Encounter Bay natives help ship wreck victims; p.177-179; Some religious beliefs Perth natives 1840, Wesleyan missions at Perth, Fremantle & York, native schools started; p.206208; Description of Tasmanians, appearance, clothing, religion, death of King Billy 1869, Truganini 1876.
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650 7 |aReligions - Christianity - Missions.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aInitiation - Finger amputation.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aCostume and clothing.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aReligions - Christianity - Missionaries.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSettlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aCeremonies - Initiation.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aIndigenous peoples - Pacific.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aReligions - Christianity - Methodist Church.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aDeath - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aInitiation - Tooth avulsion.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aEducation - Schools.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aDemography - Population dynamics.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aHunting, gathering and fishing.|2aiatsiss
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651 7 |aEncounter Bay (SE SA SI54-13)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aTasmania (Tas)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aSouth East Western Australia (SE WA SH51, SH52, SI51, SI52)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aPort Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aPolynesia.|2aiatsisp
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