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Mataranka and the Daly, two studies in the history of settlement in the Northern Territory / Jane Gleeson and Michaela Richards
Bib ID 410290
Format BookBook
Author
Gleeson, Jane
 
Description Darwin : Australian National University, North Australia Research Unit, 1985 
vi, 69 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0867847484
Series

Monograph (Australian National University. North Australia Research Unit)

Summary

Contents; (1) Blocks runs and claims; interaction in three settlements in the Upper Roper River district, 1911-1942 / by J. Gleeson detailed economic and contact history focusing on the development of government policy, the pastoral industry (particularly Elsey Station), Mataranka Township and Maranboy Tin Field (2) An Australian frontier---; Aboriginal settlers at the Daly River, 1912-1940 / by M. Richards detailed pastoral, economic and mission history focusing on agricultural development, use of Aboriginal labour and effect on Aboriginal culture.

Full contents Blocks, runs and claims : interaction in three settlements in the Upper Roper River district, 1911-1942, by Jane Gleeson ; 'An Australian frontier...' : Aborigines and settlers at the Daly River, 1912-1940, by Michaela Richards. 
Notes

Bibliography: p. 65-69.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Mataranka -- Treatment.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Daly River Region -- Treatment.  |  Land settlement -- Northern Territory -- Mataranka.  |  Land settlement -- Northern Territory -- Daly River Region.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Employment - Conditions.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Mining industry - Mine workers.  |  Employment - Labour market.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  Government policy.  |  Matakanka Region (N.T.) -- History.  |  Daly River Region (N.T.) -- History.  |  Maranboy (N.T.) -- History.  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)  |  Maranboy (NT Top End Upper Roper SD53-09)  |  Mataranka (NT Top End Upper Roper SD53-09)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Daly Waters (North NT SE53-01)  |  Djilkminggan / Elsey (NT Upper Roper SD53-09, SD53-13)
Other authors/contributors Richards, Michaela  |  Richards, Michaela. Australian frontier ... : Aborigines and settlers at the Daly River, 1912-1940  |  Gleeson, Jane. Blocks, runs and claims : interaction in three settlements in the Upper Roper River district, 1911-1942  |  Australian National University. North Australia Research Unit

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