Aborigines and Colonists: Aborigines and Colonial Society in New South Wales in the 1830s and 1840s

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Sydney University Press, 1974 - Aboriginal Australians - 254 pages
This period of Australian history when the squatters were increasingly in conflict with Aborigines was a time when the colonial government attempted to protect and legislate for Aborigines; The position of Aborigines in towns and rural areas is discussed, the attitude of missionaries and the founding of protective stations, the development of government policy under humanitarian pressure from Britain, the Myall Creek trials are recorded; to illustrate government policy and prejudices of the colonists and finally the frustrated efforts of Governor Gipps to implement aid and protection are discussed.

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