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Invasion and resistance : Aboriginal-European relations on the North Queensland frontier 1861-1897

Loos, Noel


North Queensland has long been a frontier province of Aboriginal Australia. Well before Europeans penetrated to the south-west Pacific, the Torres Strait Islanders had regular and extensive contact with Aboriginal groups in Cape York Peninsula and the Dutch had visited the coast at intervals since 1606. Not till the coming of the white settler in the mid nineteenth century, however, did {u2018}invasion{u2019} begin. When it did, the Aborigines were dispossessed of their land and, since in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1982
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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