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The canecutters / Geoff Burrows and Clive Morton
Bib ID 519450
Format BookBook
Author
Burrows, Geoffrey H. (Geoffrey Herbert), 1941-
 
Description Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1986 
xvi, 288 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0522843042
Summary

In history of Queensland canefields describes contribution of Kanakas, Indindji, cane fires, and Aboriginal canecutters in Richmond River area.

Full contents Includes index 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 269-280.

Subjects Sugarcane industry -- Australia -- History.  |  Sugarcane -- Australia -- Harvesting -- History.  |  Sugar workers -- Australia -- History.  |  Yidiny / Yidindji people (Y117) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Kanakas.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Northeast Queensland (NE Qld SE55)  |  Richmond River (NSW N Coast SH56-03, SH56-02)
Other authors/contributors Morton, Clive, 1931-

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