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Donald Thomson in Arnhem Land

Donald Thomson, Author; Nicolas Peterson, Editor
Format
Book
Published
South Yarra, Vic. : Currey O'Neil ; Melbourne : Distributed by Gordon & Gotch, 1983.
Language
English
ISBN
0859020975, 9780859020978
Contents
  • Preface
  • Donald Thomson: A Biographical Sketch
  • Notes
  • Prelude
  • To Caledon Bay
  • Travels in Arnhem Land
  • My Report
  • Return to Arnhem Land
  • The Special Reconnaissance Unit
Keywords
Caledon Bay
Technical Details

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    a| Donald Thomson in Arnhem Land / c| by Donald Thomson ; compiled and introduced by Nicolas Peterson.
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    a| South Yarra, Vic. : b| Currey O'Neil ; a| Melbourne : b| Distributed by Gordon & Gotch, c| 1983.
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    a| ix, 146 pages : b| illustrations, maps, portraits ; c| 26 cm
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    a| Includes index.
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    a| Narrative based on reports, private correspondence and diaries, 1935-42; observations on material culture, ceremonies and subsistence including goose-egg hunting, fish traps, use of fire; relationships between Aborigines and administration, missions, Japanese and inter-tribal hostilities, Blue Mud Bay, Caledon Bay and Milingimbi areas; Special Reconnaissance Unit and name list of members of the Unit; biographies, particularly Kapiu, Raiwalla, Wongo.
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