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Campbelltown, the bicentennial history / Carol Liston
Bib ID 1914626
Format BookBook
Author
Liston, Carol
 
Description Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 1988 
xi, 258 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0043240151
Summary

Traditional lands, movements, clothing, use of tools in hunting and fishing and some of the prey of the Dharawal, Dharuk, Cobrakall, Gwiyagal and Gandagara peoples - p. 1-2. Shelters and rock decorations of animals and mythical figures along the Georges River - p. 2. First contact at Botany bay between Captain Watkin Tench and Gwiyagal people - p. 2. Early trading of European goods by some peoples before actual contact - p. 3. Decimation of the Aboriginal people of the Sydney area by smallpox - p. 3. Contact between settlers and Aboriginal people during the expansion of cattle grazing, including photograph of "Bull Cave" - p. 4. Sturt notes Hume's 'good relationship' with Aboriginal peoples - p. 18. Charles Throsby protests about the treatment of Aboriginal peoples in Minto and Airds in 1817 - p. 19. Rise of tensions between settlers and Aboriginal peoples leading to retaliatory murders and the Appin massacre of 1816 - p. 19-23. Use of Aboriginal trackers - p. 62. 1971 Census and Aboriginal population in Campbelltown area - p. 215-216.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 229-[247].

Subjects Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal people (S59) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Colonisation.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Settlement and contacts - 19th Century.  |  Settlement and contacts - 18th Century.  |  Dharug / Daruk / Darug people (S64) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Campbelltown (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Appin (NSW S Coast SI56-09)  |  Campbelltown (W Sydney NSW SI56-09)

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