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The meeting of the waters : the Hindmarsh Island affair / Margaret Simons
Bib ID 2439714
Format BookBook
Author
Simons, Margaret, 1960-
 
Description Sydney : Hodder Headline : c2003 
xvi, 512 pages :; maps : 24 cm. 
ISBN 0733613489 (paperback)
Summary

The author unravels the complexities that surround the construction of the Hindmarsh Island Bridge, and probes beyond the conventional picture of a commercial venture stymied by fraudulent claims and bureaucratic interference. Here is a story that goes to the heart of who we are as a nation, to the nature of truth, history and equity.

Notes

"A Hodder book"

Includes bibliographical references: (p. [477]-501) and index.

Subjects Sacred sites (Aboriginal Australian) -- South Australia -- Hindmarsh Island.  |  Environmental protection -- South Australia -- Hindmarsh Island.  |  Ngarrindjeri / Narrinjeri people (S69) (SA SI54-13)  |  Cultural heritage - Ownership issues.  |  Cultural heritage - Protection.  |  Sites - Sites of significance.  |  Anthropology - Theory and criticism.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Hindmarsh Island Bridge (S.A.)  |  Hindmarsh Island (S.A.)  |  Kumarangk / Hindmarsh Island (SE SA SI54-13)

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