A Documentary History of the Illawarra and South Coast Aborigines, 1770-1850. Including a Chronological Bibliography, 1770-1990. Michael ORGAN, compiler.

A Documentary History of the Illawarra and South Coast Aborigines, 1770-1850. Including a Chronological Bibliography, 1770-1990

[Wollongong], Aboriginal Education Unit, University of Wollongong, 1990.

Foolscap folio, [ii], cviii, 520 pages with 6 illustrations and 2 maps plus 14 illustrations and 2 maps.

Flush-cut pictorial card covers lightly rubbed; essentially a fine copy.

'Compilation of primary sources in chronological order; includes notes on ritual, territorial groupings and myths; extracts from explorers' journals; accounts of contact history and violent conflict; settlement of Illawarra region; Macquarie's punitive expedition; trial of Seth Hawker; extracts from Dumont d'Urville's journal; battle of Fairy Meadow; Murramarang Massacre; blanket distribution lists includes listings of individual recipients; census data includes Maneroo and South Coast 1843-1848 and Berrima Census 1851; reminiscences of Alexander Berry; Milton and Ulladulla Benevolent Society; Aborigines' Protection Board Reports; Roseby Park Reserve; Bomaderry Aboriginal Children's Home; artists' representations of Aborigines; various references to death and disease; economic activity including fishing; Bunan and initiation ceremonies; Aboriginal reminiscences; various vocabularies; archaeological reports; bibliography; Appendices include Index to Blanket Lists (1833-42) sorted by English and Aboriginal names' (Trove). Provenance: the anthropologist Peter Sutton, with his contemporary signature on the title page.

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