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Author Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923.

Title My tropic isle / E.J. Banfield
Published London : T. Fisher Unwin, 1911


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 ADPML SPC  509.9436 Ban/Mti  LIB USE ONLY
Description 315 pages, 24 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Modern travel series
Modern travel series.
Contents Includes index
Summary Personal reminiscences of Dunk Island; Brief mention of Aborigines; p.161; Construction of native weir; p.225-268; Games - toy weapons used in training of boys, cats cradle, tops p.276; Rainmaking magic; p.285; Belief in spirits; p.304; Bone painting
Notes "Much of the contents of this book was published in the North Queensland register, under the title of Rural homilies"--Pref
An edition of this publication is available online (as at 20/07/10) at:
Subject Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Dunk Island
Natural history -- Australia -- Queensland -- Dunk Island
Natural history -- Queensland, North
Natural history -- Queensland, Northern
Natural history -- Australia -- Queensland.
Dunk Island (Qld.)
Dunk Island (Qld.) -- Description and travel.
Queensland -- Description and travel.
LC no. 12024344
Other Titles Rural homilies