The Destruction of Aboriginal Society, Volume 1

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Australian National University Press, 1970 - Aboriginal Australians - 430 pages
Part of Social Science Research Council project; part I, The failure of colonial administration, results of colonial administration, resistance to settlement, historical background of administration, N.S.W. (Sydney, Hawkesbury River, Myall Creek massacre), Queensland (Moreton Bay), Van Diemens Land,; Port Phillip Protectorate, Western Australia from 1829, South Australia; attempts to civilize natives by education, missions; race relations Clarence River, 1840-1860, retrospect; part II, The destruction of Aboriginal society, the frontiers after 1856, native administration, police, Queensland frontier 1859-1897, extension of settlement in Western Australia, South Australian frontier 1860-1911, Commonwealth administration (Northern Territory), problems of justice, law, and Aboriginal custom, N.T. legislation 1911-1953; missions & extensive reserves (Port Keats, Mitchell River, Central Australia, Arnhem Land); Bleakley report discussed, reactions to spectacular injustice (Coniston killings, Tuckiar & Caledon Bay massacre, Moseley report), search for Aboriginal policy 19341938, Commonwealth & State authorities conference 1937, effects of World War II; appendix A - Who is an Aboriginal; The answer in 1967, definitions of S.A., N.T., statistics for urban & rural population, population trends, age structure, projections of growth 1961-1981.

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