Aboriginal Australians. SCARCE Identifies more than 3,600 Aboriginal prisoners who served time on Rottnest Island. SOme were associated with historic events such as the Battle of Pinjarra (1834), the Flying Foam massacre (1868), the Jandamarra uprising in the Kimberley (1892-94) and the Forrest River massacre (1926).Accompanying the biographical listing.is a historical account of the Rottnest establishment and prison life. viii, 360 pages : illustrations (colour and black & white), maps, plans ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-354) and index. #0921
“This book was previously volume X of The Bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians” — Title page verso.
“This edition was sponsored by the Rottnest Island Authority” –Title page verso.
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