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Title Handbook to Australasia : being a brief historical and descriptive account of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia, and New Zealand / edited by William Fairfax
Published Melbourne : William Fairfax, 1859

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 ADPML SPC  994.03 Han  LIB USE ONLY
 ADPML SPC  994.03 Han  LIB USE ONLY
Description clx, 244 pages : folded map ; 18 cm
Summary p. l Aborigines : possum cloaks; bark shelters; impending extinction of race; susceptibility to diseases brought by colonists; general failure of missionaries to convert Aboriginal people to Christianity; Records government expenditure up to 1848 on the Wesleyan mission at Buntingdale, the Aboriginal school, the Port Phillip Protectorate and the native police; comments that the expenditure achieved no results of any value
Notes Spine title: Handbook to Australasia, 1859
Supplement to: Bradshaw's guide to Victoria
pp. 229-244 is a catalogue of books on Australia, prepared by the Public Library Melbourne
"With a map of the Australasian colonies"
Subject Australia -- Bibliography.
Australia -- Pictorial works.
Australia -- Description and travel.
Australia -- Directories.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1900.
New Zealand -- Directories.
New Zealand -- Description and travel.
New Zealand -- History -- 1840-1876.
New Zealand -- History -- 1843-1870
Genre/Form Bibliographies.
Illustrated works.
Directories.
Author Fairfax, William
LC no. 00105113
Other Titles Bradshaw's guide to Victoria
Bradshaw's guide to Victoria