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Author Lawrence, GV ed

Title The Book of the Murray / edited by G. V. Lawrence & Graeme Kinross Smith
Published Adelaide : Rigby, 1975


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Description 264 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), map, portraits ; 26 cm
Series South Australian history
Contents Past, present and future / G. V. Lawrence -- The structure of the Murray / Edmund D. Gill -- Seeing the Murray / Graeme Kinross Smith -- The mountains at the source / Elyne Mitchell -- The explorers / Leigh Betheras -- The irrigators / G. Arch Grosvenor -- Murray water conservation / W.G.L. Harrison & K.E. Johnson -- The Murray rivers steamers / Ian Mudie -- Pioneer days: A story of seventy years ago / Dorothy Roysland -- Birdlife of the Murray valley / John Eckert -- Aborigines in the Murray valley / How we learned the story / H.A. Lindsay -- The Anoriginal occupation / Norman B. Tindale -- Fish of the Murray river / John S. Lake -- Native plants of the Murray river / J.H. Willis -- Murray wildlife / K.N.G. Simpson
Summary Chapter 11 - Aborigines in the Murray Valley - has two articles by H.A. Lindsay and Norman Tindale on Aboriginal people of the Murray Valley and Kangaroo Island dealing with anthropology, human migrations, tools and implements, canoe construction and food caught from and around the river. Tindale notes the resistance of the Maraura and Tanganekald people to European encroachment
Analysis Australia. Murray River. Essays
Notes Australia. Murray River. Essays (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0020915)
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 261-263
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History
Botany -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Ecology -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Fishes -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Geology -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Murray River (NSW -Sth Aust)
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Description and travel.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History.
Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History
Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History.
Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Author Kinross-Smith, Graeme, 1936-
Lawrence, G. V.
LC no. 76361167
ISBN 0851799175