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The struggle against isolation : a history of the Manning Valley / John Ramsland
Bib ID 155845
Format BookBook
Author
Ramsland, John, 1942-
 
Description North Sydney, N.S.W. : Library of Australian History in association with Greater Taree City Council, 1987 
xv, 336 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0908120672
Summary

Scattered reference to Biripi and other Aboriginal people throughout, including: first contact and violence; source of cheap labour; Jimmy and Joe Governor (including photographs and drawings on plates following p. 96; roles of the Aborigines Protection Boardand Aboriginal Welfare Board. In particular, Chapter 16: 'The Biripi, from a blackman's paradise to Purfleet'.

Full contents Includes index. 
Notes

Includes index.

Map on end papers.

Bibliography: p. 326-330.

Subjects Birpai / Biripi people (E3) (NSW SH56-14)  |  Settlement and contacts - 19th Century.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Manning River Valley (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Taree (NSW N Coast SH56-14)  |  Purfleet (Taree, NSW N Coast SH56-14)  |  Manning Valley (NSW N Coast SH56-14)
Other authors/contributors Library of Australian History  |  Taree (N.S.W. : Municipality). Council

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