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The Resource High seas & high teas : voyaging to Australia, Roslyn Russell

High seas & high teas : voyaging to Australia, Roslyn Russell

Label
High seas & high teas : voyaging to Australia
Title
High seas & high teas
Title remainder
voyaging to Australia
Statement of responsibility
Roslyn Russell
Title variation
High seas and high teas
Title variation remainder
voyaging to Australia
Creator
Contributor
Author
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'The rats I frighten away by throwing books or anything hard at the spot at which they commence their gnawing.' Emigrant Janet Ronald wrote this in the journal she kept on board one of the ships transporting free settlers from Britain and Ireland to Australia in the nineteenth century. On journeys lasting more than 100 days, non-stop, our forebears endured raging seas, the dazzling heat of the tropics and freezing temperatures as ships journeyed far into the southerly latitudes. They also formed social communities, putting on plays, developing sometimes lasting relationships and taking part in wild nautical rituals. Using diary entries and shipboard newspapers, author Roslyn Russell gives a vivid sense of what it was like to leave one life for another and sail across the world into the unknown. In the foreword, Kerry O'Brien writes about his Irish ancestors' perilous voyages to Australia in the nineteenth century-as both free settlers and guests of Her Majesty
Cataloging source
ANL
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Russell, Roslyn
Dewey number
994.02
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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National Library of Australia
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  • Transportation of convicts
  • Voyages and travels
  • Immigrants
  • Ship newspapers
  • Australia
Label
High seas & high teas : voyaging to Australia, Roslyn Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
National Library's N copy signed by the author.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1: Sailing under servitude -- 2: Beginning the journey -- 3: Crewing the Ship -- 4: Accommodation on board -- 5: Provisioning -- 6: Passing the time -- 7: From the deck -- 8: Entertainment and ceremonies -- 9: Shipboard newspapers -- 10: Misfortune and misbehaviour -- 12: Arrivals. List of diarists
Control code
000054981112
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9780642278852
Lccn
2015514901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, maps on endpapers
System control number
(OCoLC)912912864
Label
High seas & high teas : voyaging to Australia, Roslyn Russell
Publication
Copyright
Note
National Library's N copy signed by the author.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1: Sailing under servitude -- 2: Beginning the journey -- 3: Crewing the Ship -- 4: Accommodation on board -- 5: Provisioning -- 6: Passing the time -- 7: From the deck -- 8: Entertainment and ceremonies -- 9: Shipboard newspapers -- 10: Misfortune and misbehaviour -- 12: Arrivals. List of diarists
Control code
000054981112
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9780642278852
Lccn
2015514901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, maps on endpapers
System control number
(OCoLC)912912864

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