Aboriginal Fables and Legendary Tales

Aboriginal Fables and Legendary Tales

Green Guide Dangerous Creatures of Australia

Green Guide Dangerous Creatures of Australia

Aboriginal Place Names

$22.99
ISBN
9781876334000
More Information
By A.W.Reed
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 136
Book Size 196 x 128 x 8
Imprint Reed New Holland
Release Date 1 Jul 2000
Subject Classification History / History: specific events & topics / Historical geography

A comprehensive collection of Aboriginal names from all over Australia, and their derivations.

Thousands of place names are listed, each followed by the state in which it is found in and its meaning. There is also a dictionary that gives the Aboriginal translations for common English words.

A. W. Reed

Alexander Wyclif Reed, also known as Clif Reed and A. W. Reed, (7 March 1908 – 19 October 1979) was aprolific New Zealand publisher and author.

With his uncle Alfred he established the publishing firm A. H. & A. W. Reed. As an author he was known most commonly as A. W. Reed. Reed wrote many books on topics such as myths, language and place names of both Māoriand Australian Aboriginal cultures.