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Edward M. Curr and the Tide of History

Furphy, Samuel

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Edward M. Curr (1820–89) was a pastoralist, horse trader, stock inspector, Aboriginal administrator, author and ethnologist. A prominent figure in the history of the Colony of Victoria, he rose to a senior position in the public service and authored several influential books and essays. He is best remembered for his nostalgic memoir, Recollections of Squatting in Victoria (1883), which has become a standard historical source. This book is the first comprehensive biography of Curr and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60939
DOI: 10.22459/ECTH.03.2013

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