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Great Central State : the foundation of the Northern Territory / Jack Cross
Bib ID 4938898
Format BookBook
Author
Cross, Jack
 
Description Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2011 
xii, 403 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781862548770
Full contents
  • Ch. 1 The great central state - The dream of the great Asian market
  • A confused acquisition
  • the Northern Territory plan
  • The Wakefield background
  • Plan in detail - in Parliament
  • An unequal partnership
  • Ch. 2 Caesar and his fortune - The banquet
  • First Northern Territory Expedition: 1864
  • Relief ships: 1865
  • The winding up
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes biblographical references and index.

Subjects Northern Territory - History.  |  South Australia - History.
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505 0 |aCh. 1 The great central state - The dream of the great Asian market -- A confused acquisition -- the Northern Territory plan -- The Wakefield background -- Plan in detail - in Parliament -- An unequal partnership -- Ch. 2 Caesar and his fortune - The banquet -- First Northern Territory Expedition: 1864 -- Relief ships: 1865 -- The winding up -- Retribution -- Ch. 3 The intervention of the partners - The other partners -- The great debate -- The second Northern Territory Expedition: 1868-1869 -- Restitution -- Ch. 4 A second South Australia - Complications -- The Indies Governor -- The Indies Governor in decline -- The 'resulting land imbroglio' -- 'Two main streets and a Chinese Quarter' -- Crisis in law and order -- Law and aborigines -- Ch. 5 Extreme solutions - The discovery of Lochac -- 'That insatiable maelstrom' -- 'The laissez-faire' - let the market decide -- Dutch response - and the misadventures of Captain Cadell -- Plan misfires -- Ch. 6 The Mormon pattern - Santals -- Mennonites -- Japanese -- An alternative Israel -- Ch. 7 Comning of the gauchos - Other colonisers: different stories -- Ralph Milner and the southern route -- Dillon Cox and the Queensland side -- Two Territories -- Ch. 8 Conceading defeat -- Epilogue.
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651 0 |aSouth Australia|xHistory.
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