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The survival of a Pacific Islander population in North Queensland 1900-1940

Mercer, Patricia Mary


One of the first Acts enacted by the Parliament of the new Commonwealth of Australia prohibited the recruitment of Pacific Islanders to work in Queensland from 1904. By 1908 the majority of these Islanders had been deported from Australia. The small number who remained, legally or illegally, were one of several non-European groups who served as reminders of ‘white’ multi-racial past. This thesis draws on not only conventional historical sources but also oral evidence and local records to...[Show more]

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Date published: 1981
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78dcf94738d


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08EpilogueandAppendices_Mercer.pdfEpilogue and Appendices1.99 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
07Chapters8and9_Mercer.pdfChapters 8 and 94.17 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
06Chapters6and7_Mercer.pdfChapters 6 and 73.41 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
05Chapters4and5_Mercer.pdfChapters 4 and 53.01 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
04Chapters2and3_Mercer.pdfChapters 2 and 35.41 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
03IntroandChapter1_Mercer.pdfIntroduction and Chapter 12.12 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
02Whole_Mercer.pdfWhole Thesis20.3 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
01Front_Mercer.pdfFront Matter227.67 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

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