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The surveyors : the story of the founding of Darwin / Margaret Goyder Kerr
Bib ID 2159802
Format BookBook
Author
Kerr, Margaret
 
Description Adelaide : Rigby, 1971 
183 p. : ill., maps (on lining papers) ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0851792871
Summary

Includes friendly and hostile encounters with Aborigines; use of fire by Aborigines as fighting strategy.

Notes

Index.

Subjects Goyder, G. W. (George Woodroffe), 1826-1898.  |  Darwin, 1868-1869. Founding. Goyder, George Woodroffe, 1826-1898  |  Surveyors -- Northern Territory -- History.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Darwin (N.T.) -- History -- 1836-1900.  |  Darwin (NT Top End SD52-04)

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