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Victoria, 1834-1900 / [by] George Finkel
Bib ID 2216295
Format BookBook
Author
Finkel, George, 1909-1975
 
Description Melbourne : Nelson, 1974 
110p. : ill., maps ; 26cm. 
ISBN 0170029190
Series

From colony to Commonwealth.

Summary

Childrens history (9-14 years); mentions Aborigines; p.22-25 - Batmans purchase of land around Port Phillip Bay from Dutigalla tribe [sic] (founding of Melbourne); p.59-61 - Chapter on Aborigines - the Dream Time compared to Western civilizations Golden Age, concepts of land ownership and use, their docile, gentle nature, generally good white - Aboriginal relations in Victoria during early years of settlement.

Notes

Index.

For children.

Subjects Victoria, 1834-1900. Juvenile literature  |  Land rights - Ownership.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Victoria -- History -- 1834-1900 -- Juvenile literature.  |  Melbourne (Vic SJ55-05)

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