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Australia From Port Macquarie To Moreton Bay

Author : Clement Hodgkinson
ISBN : HARVARD:32044082368820
Genre : Aboriginal Australians
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Many references to contact with natives throughout; p.221-243; MacLeay River - 6 tribes; Yarra-Hapinni, Clybucca, Calliteeni, Yarra-Bandini, Munga, Wabro & Conderang; Foods of natives, treatment of women, initiation ceremony, body regalia - (Cawarra ground); Corroboree of Yarra-Hapinni tribe; Intertribal fights, method of fighting.

Australia From Port Macquarie To Moreton Bay

Author : C. Hodgkinson
ISBN : 9785872130864
Genre : History
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Australia, from Port Macquarie to Moreton Bay with descriptions of the natives, their manners and customs, the geology, natural productions, fertility, and resources of that region first explored and surveyed by order of the colonial government.

Two Expeditions To The Bellinger

Author : Clement Hodgkinson
ISBN : 0646504193
Genre : Aboriginal Australians
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Journal Of An Overland Expedition In Australia From Moreton Bay To Port Essington

Author : Ludwig Leichhardt
ISBN : BL:A0019037534
Genre : Australia
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The Convict Theatres Of Early Australia 1788 1840

Author : Robert Jordan
ISBN : 9780992489014
Genre : Drama
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The first forty years of European theatre in Australia have never until now been the subject of intensive inquiry. Robert Jordan brings to life in brilliant form the shadowy figures that created the colony's first entertainment. Fascinatingly, these theatres were not, as had been thought, the initiative of soldiers and settlers nostalgic for home but of hard-living convicts serving time at the end of the world. Here is a society creating its own rules, its own class system based on enterprise and exploitation. The book analyses the impact on the theatres of the convicts' tastes and origins, the temperaments of powerful individuals and the shifting views of penal servitude. As the centres of power changed, the theatres quickly became fields in which battles for supremacy were fought: between convicts and authority and between friends and enemies of the participants. Robert Jordan combed through British and colonial newspapers, official and private correspondence, court records, statistics and logbooks to uncover these stories. He reveals previously unknown theatre ventures and greatly extends our knowledge of others, notably Robert Sidaway's Sydney theatre and the Emu plains and Norfolk Island playhouses. In the process we come to know a gallery of colourful characters, from Sara McCann, London madam and comforter of a royal duke, to James Lawrence, cardsharp, standover man, thief, liar and professional actor. A substantial appendix provides biographies of the 42 convicts and soldiers known to have been active in the theatres before 1800.

Shared Landscapes

Author : Rodney Harrison
ISBN : 0868405590
Genre : Business & Economics
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The heritage of the pastoral industry stands as an integral symbol of identity for rural communities - both black and white - in New South Wales. Modern changes in pastoral land management, infrastructure and technology, combined with broader land-use changes and increased community interest in the conservation and rehabilitation of former grazing lands, has meant that many former pastoral properties have been abandoned or acquired for other uses. Tracking the history of these land-use changes, "Shared Landscapes" presents new ways of understanding historic heritage in settler societies through cross-disciplinary case studies that examine the heritage of the pastoral industry in two national parks. Assessing its current state of interpretation and management in New South Wales, Rodney Harrison shows that pastoral heritage is more than just 'woolsheds and homesteads', the showpieces of white, male, settler-colonial economies. Pastoral heritage is the product of the mutual histories of Aboriginal and settler Australians. It is a form of heritage that is both in, and a part of the landscape. His 'archaeological' approach to the heritage of the pastoral industry involves both recording sites and revealing attachments to community heritage, demonstrating that writing shared histories and celebrating shared heritage has the creative power to reconcile Aboriginal and settler Australians in powerful and positive ways.

Depraved And Disorderly

Author : Joy Damousi
ISBN : 0521587239
Genre : History
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This innovative book tells the powerful stories of convict women, while drawing out broader themes of gender and sexual disorder and race and class dynamics. It looks at the cultural meanings of aspects of life in the colony: on ships, in the factories and in orphanages. Damousi considers such topics as headshaving as punishment in the prisons, as well as analyzing the language of pollution, purity and abandonment. The book shows how understanding about sexual and racial difference became a focus for cultural anxiety in colonial society.


Author : Sir Ernest Scott
ISBN : 9780521356213
Genre : History
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The Cambridge Economic History Of Australia

Author : Simon Ville
ISBN : 9781316194485
Genre : Business & Economics
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Australia's economic history is the story of the transformation of an indigenous economy and a small convict settlement into a nation of nearly 23 million people with advanced economic, social and political structures. It is a history of vast lands with rich, exploitable resources, of adversity in war, and of prosperity and nation building. It is also a history of human behaviour and the institutions created to harness and govern human endeavour. This account provides a systematic and comprehensive treatment of the nation's economic foundations, growth, resilience and future, in an engaging, contemporary narrative. It examines key themes such as the centrality of land and its usage, the role of migrant human capital, the tension between development and the environment, and Australia's interaction with the international economy. Written by a team of eminent economic historians, The Cambridge Economic History of Australia is the definitive study of Australia's economic past and present.

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