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The destruction of Aboriginal society / C.D. Rowley
Bib ID 1190592
Format BookBook
Rowley, C. D. (Charles Dunford), 1906-1985
Description Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Books Australia, 1972 
xv, 430 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0140214526

Aborigines in Australian society ; 4.


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 1934-1938, 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.


"The first of three volumes ... entitled Aboriginal policy and practice ... . The other two volumes are Outcasts in white Australia and The remote aborigines" -- Back cover.

First published: Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1970.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [399]-406.

Subjects Aborigines. Government policies. Australia, 1788-1948.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.  |  Demography - Census data.  |  Demography.  |  Government policy - Commonwealth.  |  Law - Jurisprudence.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Victoria.  |  Government policy - State and territory - South Australia.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism.  |  Demography - Age distribution.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Western Australia.  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Government policy - State and territory - New South Wales.  |  Defence - World War II.  |  Colonisation.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Tasmania.  |  Law - Relation to Anglo Australian law.  |  Law enforcement - Police - Native police.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Queensland.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Government policy - Assimilation - 1926-1950.  |  Yurrkarrn / Coniston (South Central NT SF53-09)  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)  |  Myall Creek (N NSW SH56-05)  |  Brisbane (SE Qld SG56-15)  |  Hawkesbury River area (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  Caledon Bay (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Wadeye / Port Keats (Daly River NT Top End SD52-11)  |  Weipa / Napranum (Qld NW Cape York SD54-03)  |  Aurukun (Qld NW Cape York SD54-07)  |  Mitchell River (Qld NW Cape York SD54, SE54, SE55)  |  Clarence River (NSW N Coast SH56-07, SH52-06, SH52-02)  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  New Mapoon (Bamaga Qld Far North Cape York SC54-11)  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)
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