2013, English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Aboriginal story of Burke and Wills [electronic resource] : forgotten narratives / edited by Ian D. Clark and Fred Cahir.

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The Aboriginal story of Burke and Wills : forgotten narratives / edited by Ian D. Clark and Fred Cahir
 
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Physical Description
  • xix, 314 pages : illustrations (some coloured), maps, portraites. ; 25 cm.
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2013.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • The Aboriginal story of Burke and Wills forgotten narratives /‚Äč edited by Ian D. Clark and Fred Cahir.
Other Authors
  • Clark, Ian D., 1958-, (editor.)
  • Cahir, Fred, 1963-, (editor.)
  • University of Ballarat
  • Royal Society of Victoria
  • CSIRO Publishing.
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2013.
Medium
  • [electronic resource] :
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • online resource
Physical Description
  • xix, 314 pages : illustrations (some coloured), maps, portraites. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • The first major study of Aboriginal cross-cultural exchanges with the Burke and Wills expedition of 1860-61.
Contents
  • Introduction: a Yandruwandha perspective
  • Responding to Yandruwandha: a contemporary Howitt's experience
  • 1. The Aboriginal legacy of the Burke and Wills Expedition: an introduction
  • 2. The members of the Victorian Exploring Expedition and their prior experience of Aboriginal peoples
  • 3. 'Exploring is a killing game only to those who do not know anything about it': William Lockhart Morton and other contemporary views about the Victorian Exploring Expedition and its fate
  • 4. The use and abuse of Aboriginal ecological knowledge
  • 5. The Aboriginal contribution to the expedition, observed through Germanic eyes
  • Appendix 5.1 Extracts from the 1861 Anniversary Address of the Royal Society of Victoria delivered by the President, His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly KCB on 8 April 1861
  • Appendix 5.2 English translation of Beckler H (1867) Corrobori: Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Musik bei den australischen Ureinwohnernn Globus 13, 82-84
  • 6. Language notes connected to the journey of the expedition as far as the Cooper
  • 7. Burke and Wills and the Aboriginal people of the Corner Country
  • 8. 'Devil been walk about tonight - not devil belonging to blackfellow, but white man devil. Methink Burke and Wills cry out tonight "What for whitefellow not send horses and grub?" An examination of Aboriginal oral traditions of colonial explorers
  • 9. How did Burke die?
  • 10. Telling and retelling national narratives
  • 11. The influence of Aboriginal country on artist and naturalist Ludwig Becker of the Victorian Exploring Expedition: Mootwingee, 1860-1861
  • 12. If I belong here ... how did that come to be?
  • 13. Alfred Howitt and the erasure of Aboriginal history
  • 14. Remembering Edwin J. Welch: surveyor to Howitt's contingent exploration party
  • 15. 'We have received news from the blacks': Aboriginal messengers and their reports of the Burke relief expedition (1861-1862) led by John McKinlay
  • 16. William Landsborough's expedition of 1862 from Carpentaria to Victoria in search of Burke and Wills: exploration with native police troopers and Aboriginal guides
  • 17. 'I suppose this will end in our having to live like the blacks for a few months': reinterpreting the history of Burke and Wills.
Notes
  • At foot of title page: University of Ballarat, CSIRO Publishing and the Royal Society of Victoria.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Also available via the World Wide Web.
Access Conditions
  • Online full text access is restricted to licenced institutions.
Technical Details
  • System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser. Downloading of an entire book requires Adobe Digital Editions. Use of bookmarks requires individual registration with Amigo Reader.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780643108097 (ebook: pdf)
  • 9780643108103 (ebook : epub)
  • 9780643108080 (hbk.)
  • 0643108092 (ebk.)
  • 0643108084
Dewey Number
  • 994
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