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The end of the bad old days : European settlement in Central Australia, 1871-1894 / by R.G. Kimber
Bib ID 1267337
Format BookBook
Author
Kimber, R. G., 1939-
 
Description Darwin : State Library of the Northern Territory, 1991 
viii, 24 p. : ill., map ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0724506454
Series

Occasional papers (State Library of the Northern Territory) ; no. 25.

Summary

Violent conflict in Central Australia following the opening of the Overland Telegraph in 1871 and the expansion of pastoral activities; most stock arrived 1876 -1884 and this was the period of most cattle spearing and reprisals; Native Police headquarters established at Alice Springs in 1885 in response to conflict; introduced diseases and sexual relationships between white men and Aboriginal women; changes following Willshires arrest in 1891, arrival of white women, depression and drought marked the end of conflict.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 22-24.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia, Central.  |  Economics - Cycles.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle.  |  Communications - Telecommunications - Telegraphy.  |  Environment - Climate and weather - Drought.  |  Law enforcement - Police - Native police.  |  Sex relations.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Animals - Livestock - Stealing and killing.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Australia, Central -- Colonization.  |  Australia, Central -- History.  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)
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