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Author Masson, Elsie R

Title An untamed territory : the Northern Territory of Australia / by Elsie R. Masson
Published London : Macmillan, 1915
London (England) : Macmillan and co., 1915


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 ADPML SPC  919.429 Mas/Utt  LIB USE ONLY
Description xii, 181 pages : illustrations, plates, maps ; 20 cm
Contents Introductory -- A woman's life in Darwin -- The servant question -- Undercurrents -- Out bush -- By motor-car to Umdidu -- Oenpelli, a buffalo-hunter's home -- Port Essington and its ruins -- Up the Roper River -- The blackfellow -- Blackfellows and murder
Summary Material collected 1913-14; brief history of settlement & explorations; reminiscences of Darwin civilized natives, coroborees, Point Essington and its rivers; comments on policies regarding natives, general life and effect of whiteman's law
Notes Much of the contents of this book appeared first in the form of articles in the Melbourne Argus, the Wellington evening post, the Auckland herald, the Christchurch press and the Otago daily times. - authors preface
Also available electronically at: Internet Archive
Subject Travel.
Northern Territory -- Description and travel.
Northern Territory -- Social conditions -- 1901-1914
Northern Territory -- History -- 1901-1914 -- Sources
Northern Territory -- Description and travel -- 1901-1950
LC no. 00017493