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Shaking hands on the fringe : negotiating the Aboriginal world at King George's Sound / Tiffany Shellam
Bib ID 4505691
Format BookBook
Author
Shellam, Tiffany Sophie Bryden, 1979-
 
Description Crawley, W.A. : UWA Press, 2009 
xii, 267 p., [24] p. of plates. ill.(chiefly col.), maps (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781921401268
Summary

In 1826 the British set up a garrison on the edges of an Aboriginal world at King Georges Sound, the site of present day Albany, Western Australia, with the aim of deterring the French from occupying the area.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p.245-253) and index.

Subjects First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Western Australia -- King George Sound.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Western Australia -- King George Sound.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- King George Sound -- Social conditions.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view - Navigation.  |  Crime - Against persons.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Settlement and contacts - Resettlement and removals.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Women.  |  Cultural protocols - Mourning.  |  Politics and Government - National symbols and events - Memorials and commemorations.  |  Weapons - Spears - Fighting.  |  Social organisation - Kinship.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Settlement and contacts - French.  |  History - Military.  |  Bibbulman people (W1) (WA SI50-10)  |  Settlement and contacts - English.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Curfews and movement restrictions.  |  Costume and clothing - Cloaks and coats.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  King George Sound (W.A.) -- Colonies -- Race relations.  |  King George Sound (W.A.) -- History.  |  Albany / King George Sound (SW WA SI50-11, SI50-15)  |  Swan River (SW WA SH50-14)
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