Dancing with Strangers: Europeans and Australians at First Contact

Dancing with Strangers: Europeans and Australians at First Contact

by Inga Clendinnen
     
 

This 2005 book tells the story of the first British settlers of Australia and the people they found living there.See more details below

Overview

This 2005 book tells the story of the first British settlers of Australia and the people they found living there.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521851374
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2005
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

Inga Clendinnen is Emeritus Scholar in History at La Trobe University. She is also the author of Aztecs (Cambridge, 1991), Reading the Holocaust (Cambridge, 1999), and Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in the Yucatan, 1517-1570 (2nd edition 2003, Cambridge).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Dancing with strangers; 3. Meeting the informants; 4. Governor Arthur Phillip; 5. Captain John Hunter; 6. Surgeon-General John White; 7. Judge-Advocate David Collins; 8. Watkin Tench, Captain-Lieutenant of Marines; 9. Settling in; 10. What the Australians saw; 11. Arabanoo; 12. Enter Baneelon; 13. Spearing the Governor; 14. 'Coming In'; 15. House guests; 16. British sexual politics; 17. Australian sexual politics; 18. Boat trip to Rose Hill; 19. Headhunt; 20. On disciple; 21. Potato thieves; 22. Expedition; 23. Crime and punishment: Boladeree; 24. Barangaroo; 25. Tench goes home; 26. Phillip goes home; 27. Collins goes home; 28. Collins reconsiders; 29. Baneelon returned; 30. Bungaree; 31. Enter Mrs Charles Meredith; 32. Epilogue.

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