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A history of the Colony of Victoria from its discovery to its absorption into the Commonwealth of Australia / by Henry Gyles Turner
Bib ID 1681264
Format BookBook
Author
Turner, Henry Gyles, 1831-1920
 
Description London : Longmans, Green, 1904 
2 v. (xvi, 395 ; x, 389 p.) : map (folded), plan ; 23 cm. 
Summary

v.1. Survey party from the Cumberland encountered Aborigines without hostility (at present Melbourne site); survey party from the Calcutta meet hostile natives area of Port Phillip Bay; Hume & Hovells overland journey through Victoria; Captain Sturts voyage on the Murray, meeting with natives; Tasmanian Black War, part played by Batman; reason for fear & cruelty of Tasmanian settlers towards natives; Batmans treaty with Port Phillip Aborigines over land ownership; attitude of settlers of the Yarra district; assessment of Aborigines before European invasion, vitality, health etc.; intertribal warfare & revenge killings; effect of colonization on tribes.

Full contents Contents: v. 1. 1797-1854. - v. 2. 1854-1900. 
Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Land rights - Excisions and leases.  |  Feuds and warfare - Avenging.  |  Law - Jurisprudence - Terra nullius.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Land rights - Ownership.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Victoria -- History.  |  Yarra River (Melbourne Vic SJ55-05, E Vic SJ55-06)  |  Melbourne (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Tasmania (Tas)

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