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Dancing with strangers : Europeans and Australians at first contact, Inga Clendinnen

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Dancing with strangers : Europeans and Australians at first contact
Title
Dancing with strangers
Title remainder
Europeans and Australians at first contact
Statement of responsibility
Inga Clendinnen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In January of 1788, the First Fleet arrived in New South Wales and a thousand British men and women encountered the people who will be their new neighbours. Drawing on historical records, this book presents this key chapter in British colonial history, and reconstructs the complex dance of curiosity, attraction, and mistrust
Award
  • Kiriyama Prize for Nonfiction, 2004.
  • Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, History Book Award, 2004.
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Douglas Stewart Prize for Non Fiction, 2004.
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172097
Cataloging source
DLC
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Clendinnen, Inga
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DU122.B7
LC item number
C57 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • British
  • Europeans
  • Immigrants
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • National characteristics, Australian
  • Australia
  • Great Britain
  • Europe
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
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Europeans and Australians at first contact
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Dancing with strangers : Europeans and Australians at first contact, Inga Clendinnen
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [316]-321) and index
Contents
Dancing with strangers -- Meeting the informants -- Governor Arthur Phillip -- Captain John Hunter -- Surgeon-General John White -- Judge-Advocate David Collins -- Watkin Tench, Captain-Lieutenant of Marines -- Settling in -- What the Australians saw -- Arabanoo -- Enter Baneelon -- Spearing the governor -- 'Coming in' -- House guests -- British sexual politics -- Australian sexual politics -- Boat trip to Rose Hill -- Headhunt -- On discipline -- Potato thieves -- Expedition -- Crime & punishment : Boladeree -- Barangaroo -- Tench goes home -- Phillip goes home -- Collins goes home -- Collins reconsiders -- Baneelon returned -- Bungaree -- Enter Mrs Charles Meredith
Control code
2005011523
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 p., 8 p. of plates
Isbn
9780521616812
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005011523
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
Label
Dancing with strangers : Europeans and Australians at first contact, Inga Clendinnen
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [316]-321) and index
Contents
Dancing with strangers -- Meeting the informants -- Governor Arthur Phillip -- Captain John Hunter -- Surgeon-General John White -- Judge-Advocate David Collins -- Watkin Tench, Captain-Lieutenant of Marines -- Settling in -- What the Australians saw -- Arabanoo -- Enter Baneelon -- Spearing the governor -- 'Coming in' -- House guests -- British sexual politics -- Australian sexual politics -- Boat trip to Rose Hill -- Headhunt -- On discipline -- Potato thieves -- Expedition -- Crime & punishment : Boladeree -- Barangaroo -- Tench goes home -- Phillip goes home -- Collins goes home -- Collins reconsiders -- Baneelon returned -- Bungaree -- Enter Mrs Charles Meredith
Control code
2005011523
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 p., 8 p. of plates
Isbn
9780521616812
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005011523
Other physical details
col. ill., maps

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