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Great Central State : the foundation of the Northern Territory / Jack Cross
Bib ID 4938898
Format BookBook
Author
Cross, Jack, 1930-
 
Description Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2011 
xii, 403 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781862548770
Summary

This book tells the sometimes bizarre story of the founding and precarious existence of the Northern Territory up to its constitution as a separate entity in 1911.

Full contents
  • Ch. 1 The great central state - The dream of the great Asian market
  • A confused acquisition
  • the Northern Territory plan
  • The Wakefield background
  • Plan in detail - in Parliament
  • An unequal partnership
  • Ch. 2 Caesar and his fortune - The banquet
  • First Northern Territory Expedition: 1864
  • Relief ships: 1865
  • The winding up
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes biblographical references and index.

Subjects Race relations.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1851-1900.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Larrakia / Laragiya / Gulumirrgin people (N21) (NT SD52-04)  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Wulna / Wuna people (N29) (NT SD52-04)  |  Northern Territory -- History.  |  South Australia -- History.  |  Northern Territory (NT)  |  South Australia (SA)

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