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Simply the survival of the fittest : Aboriginal administration in South Australia's Northern Territory, 1863-1910 / by Tony Austin
Bib ID 388165
Format BookBook
Author
Austin, Tony, 1943-
 
Description Darwin : Historical Society of Northern Territory, 1992 
xiii, 124 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0949070645
Summary

Overview of the reaction of government authorities to Aborigines in the Northern Territory during the period 1863 to 1910, when the Territory was controlled by South Australia; what policy development there was is set in the context of how the government and white settlers viewed Aborigines; influence of social Darwinism on policy and attitudes; contact history and violent conflict on the frontier as Europeans attempted to realise the economic promises made by government; use of Aboriginal labour, policies on education and welfare.

Notes

Available from Historical Society of N.T., PO Box 50444 Casuarina NT 0811.

Bibliography: p. 120-124.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Government relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Northern Territory.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Race relations - Racism - Social Darwinism.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Politics and Government - Political parties - Australian Labor Party.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1901-1925.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1851-1900.  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Northern Territory (NT)
Other authors/contributors Historical Society of the Northern Territory

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