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Aborigines and Colonists. Aborigines and Colonial Society in New South Wales in the 1830s and 1840s

R. H. W. Reece
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This period of Australian history when the squatters were increasingly in conflict with Aborigines was a time when the colonial government attempted to protect and legislate for Aborigines; The position of Aborigines in towns and rural areas is discussed, the attitude of missionaries and the founding of protective stations, the development of government policy under humanitarian pressure from Britain, the Myall Creek trials are recorded; to illustrate government policy and prejudices of the colonists and finally the frustrated efforts of Governor Gipps to implement aid and protection are discussed. First Edition, pp. 254 illusts #1120 ISBN 10: 0424063506 ISBN 13: 9780424063508 (University Book exchange stamp on prelim.)


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AuthorR. H. W. Reece
PublisherSydney University Press
Year Published1974
Book Condition

VG+ (Very Good plus)

Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket