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Recollections of squatting in Victoria

Edward Micklethwaite Curr

Recollections of squatting in Victoria

the called the Port Phillip District, from 1841 to 1851.

by Edward Micklethwaite Curr

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Published by Melbourne University Press, Cambridge University Press in Carlton], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Victoria.,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia -- Victoria.,
    • Sheep -- Australia -- Victoria.,
    • Ethnology -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAbridged, with a foreword and notes, by Harley W. Forster.
      ContributionsForster, Harley W., ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU210 .C8 1965
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 193 p.
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5952506M
      LC Control Number65025721
      OCLC/WorldCa415112

      Book - The squatting age in Australia From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria Object Registration Keywords squatters pastoral industry - settlement sheep stations - history, squatters, pastoral industry - settlement, sheep stations - history. The Argus also presaged the enduring influence of Curr’s descriptions of Aborigines, identifying Recollections of Squatting in Victoria as a prelude to his major ethnological work: ‘One of the best chapters in the book is that which devotes to the Bangerang tribe of aborigines’ The Argus described Curr’s ethnography of the Bangerang.

      Recollections of Squatting in Victoria is first and foremost a work of literature aimed at a British colonial readership. Curr’s principal purpose was to write an engaging book. He apologised in his preface for publishing ‘mere personal matters possibly of not a very representative sort’, suggesting that he was. Personal Recollections of Early Melbourne and Victoria William Westgarth, scottish-born merchant, historian, statistician and politician in Australia () This ebook presents «Personal Recollections of Early Melbourne and Victoria», from William Westgarth. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter : The Perfect Library.   His observations on the Aboriginals, on early Melbourne and on squatting life were published in Recollections of Squatting in Victoria (Melbourne, , abridged and reprinted, ). In , after his father's death, the runs were sold, and in February Curr sailed for England with two younger brothers.

      Fishpond Australia, Recollections of Squatting in Victoria, Then Called the Port Philip District, from to by Edward Micklethwaite CurrBuy. Books online: Recollections of Squatting in Victoria, Then Called the Port Philip District, from to , , d: British Library, Historical Print Editions. Edward M. Curr in his memoir 'Recollections of Squatting in Victoria ' says, 'The plain for the thirty miles we followed it, from the Campaspe to Mount Hope, was one bed of ripe fruit, some juicy and some dried like raisins. As often, however, as I crossed the same country afterwards, I never again saw the pigs' faces ripe, so that I. Squatting in Australian history referred to someone who occupied a large tract of Crown land in order to graze lly often having no legal rights to the land, they gained its usage by being the first (and often the only) settlers in the area.


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Recollections of squatting in Victoria by Edward Micklethwaite Curr Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activatedRecollections of an Australian Squatter: by BRODRIBB, W.A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A prominent figure in the history of the Colony of Victoria, he rose to a senior position in the public service and authored several influential books and essays.

He is best remembered for his nostalgic memoir, Recollections of Squatting in Victoria (), which has become a standard historical source.Edward M. Curr (–89) was ebook pastoralist, horse ebook, stock inspector, Aboriginal administrator, author and ethnologist.

A prominent figure in the history of the Colony of Victoria, he rose to a senior position in the public service and authored several influential books and essays. He is best remembered for his nostalgic memoir, Recollections of Squatting in Victoria.