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Waterloo Creek : the Australia Day massacre of 1838, George Gipps and the British conquest of New South Wales / Roger Milliss
Bib ID 3031733
Format BookBook
Author
Milliss, Roger, 1934-
 
Description Ringwood, Vic. : McPhee Gribble, 1992 
xxiii, 965 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0869141562
Summary

Detailed account of the contact history and political background to race relations in early colonial New South Wales; Kamilaroi territorial groupings, traditional subsistance social organisation, religion and language; pastoral expansion, government policy and attitudes toward Aborigines; violent conflict and the legal and political response; Waterloo Creek, Slaughterhouse Creek, Gravesend and Myall Creek massacres; subsequent inquiries; establishment of the Australian Aborigines Protection Society and Aboriginal Protectorate; comparison with the Battle of Endeavour Lane - Moree, 1982.

Notes

Includes index.

Maps on lining papers.

Bibliography: p. 913-925.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Waterloo Creek Region -- History -- 19th century.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Waterloo Creek Region -- Crimes against.  |  Massacres -- New South Wales -- Waterloo Creek Region.  |  Kamilaroi (Australian people)  |  Social organisation.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi language (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1788-1850.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Politics and Government - National symbols and events - Australia Day / Survival Day.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Food - Food industry - Meatworks and abattoirs.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Government policy - State and territory - New South Wales.  |  New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851.  |  Moree (N NSW SH55-08)  |  Waterloo (Central NT SE52-03)  |  Myall Creek (N NSW SH56-05)  |  Gravesend (N NSW SH56-05)

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