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Paving the Way: A Romance of the Australian Bush

ISBN: 0851793797Categories: ,


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An adventure story in the Australian outback featuring aborigines, bushrangers and early pioneers. A Romance of the Australian Bush (1913), here ‘describes the Northern Territory from personal experience’ (Ferguson). He had arrived in South Australia as a child in 1839, growing up at Encounter Bay. Throughout his life he was a passionate supporter of the Australian Aborigines, and also believed fiercely that South Australia should exercise control over the Northern Territory. This rare memoir is an account of his own visit to the north in 1876, and is rich in details of life in central Australia. 416p. ; 19cm. #0821 (Prev. ownership name.)

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Number of pages416p. ; 19cm.
Year Published1972
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