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Memorie storiche dell'Australia : particolarmente della missione Benedettina di Nuova Norcia e degli usi costumi degli Australiani / per Rudesindo Salvado
Bib ID 899301
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Salvado, Rosendo, 1814-1900
 
Online Versions
Description Roma : S. Congreg. de Propaganda Fide, 1851 
xii, 388 p. : 1 map (folded) ; 24 cm. 
Summary

Copy of the first Italian edition (1851) bound with engraved plated from the third Spanish edition; includes Europeanised depictions of body decoration (cicatrization, nasal piercing) butchery with taap knife, family group, death spears and spearthrower, fire making and burial not reproduced in other editions; see later edition annotations for further content details.

Notes

The establishment and early years of the Benedictine Mission at New Norcia, Western Australia, and the story of its founder, preceded by a general survey of Australia and followed by accounts of the Aboriginals. There are notes on the natural history, including accounts of whales and whaling.

N 919.4 SAL copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-237999133

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 15420

Subjects Salvado, Rosendo, 1814-1900.  |  Benedictines -- Missions -- Western Australia -- New Norcia -- History.  |  New Norcia Benedictine Mission -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia.  |  Missionaries -- Spain -- Biography.  |  Missionaries -- Western Australia -- Biography.  |  Missions, Spanish -- Western Australia -- New Norcia -- History.  |  Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.  |  New Norcia (W.A.)  |  Western Australia -- History -- 1829-1900.

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