Aboriginal Place Names
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||197 x 128 x 8 mm (H x W x D)|
|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.