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Port of pearls : a history of Broome / Hugh Edwards
Bib ID 2280571
Format BookBook
Author
Edwards, Hugh, 1933-
 
Description Adelaide : Rigby, 1983 
196 p., [24] p. of plates (some col.) ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 072701885X
Summary

A history of Broome and the pearling industry ; includes chapter entitled "The Aboriginals" discussing the Aboriginal people of the Broome area, contacts with Europeans, the Beagle Bay mission and the leprosy outbreak in the 1930s.

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Subjects Western Australia. Broome, to date  |  Pearling industries. Western Australia. Broome, to date  |  Pearl industry and trade -- Western Australia -- Broome -- History.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Settlement and contacts - Japanese.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Leprosy.  |  Occupations - Pearlers.  |  Broome (W.A.) -- History.  |  Roebuck Bay (WA West Kimberley SE51-06, SE51-10)  |  Wupipi / Broome (WA West Kimberley SE51-06)

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