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Author Freeman, Peter, 1942- author

Title The homestead : a Riverina anthology / Peter Freeman
Published Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1982
©1982

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Description 304 pages : illustrations, plans ; 21 x 30 cm
regular print
Contents Part one -- 1. The Riverina -- The reigion -- The Aboriginals -- The squatters -- The selectors -- 2. The homestead life -- The society -- The seasons -- The itinerants -- The travellers -- The pastimes -- 3. The homestead -- Head station -- Home station -- Homestead -- 4. The building materials -- Timber -- Brick and stone -- Earth -- Iron -- 5. Demise of the homestead -- 6. The Lachlan squatting district -- Galong -- Cunningham plains -- Wallendbeen -- Currawong -- Bygoo -- Warri -- Bynya -- Oxley -- 7. The lower Darling squatting district -- Willanthry -- Coan Downs -- Roto -- Boondarra -- Mossgiel -- Til Til -- 8. The Murrumbidgee squatting district -- Darbalara -- Mundarlo -- Boree Creek -- Buckingbong -- Tubbo -- Uri Park -- Bishop's Lodge -- Yanga -- Walla Walla -- Goombargana -- Wunnamurra -- Hartwood -- Morago -- Werai -- Mulwala -- 9. The Murray squatting district -- Coonanga -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Glossary -- Conversion tables -- Illustration sources
Summary Includes a summary of information on the Riverina tribes, especially Wiradjuri; their way of life, and effects of white contact
Analysis New South Wales Riverina Homesteads Buildings Architectural features 1847-1980
Notes bibl.; illus.; map; plans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-300)
Subject Farm buildings -- Australia -- Riverina (N.S.W.) -- History.
Farmhouses -- Australia -- Riverina (N.S.W.) -- History.
Farmhouses -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Riverina -- History
Farmhouses -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Riverina
Riverina (N.S.W.) -- History.
LC no. 81195381
ISBN 0195542320
9780195542325
Other Titles Riverina anthology