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From the barrel of a gun : the oppression of the Aborigines, 1860-1900 / [by] Andrew Markus
Bib ID 682375
Format BookBook
Author
Markus, Andrew
 
Description West Melbourne, Vic. : Victorian Historical Association, 1974 
80p. ; 21cm. 
ISBN 0950096733
Summary

Violent conflict between settlers and Aborigines; racial attitudes and myths; cases are documented mainly with articles and newspapers of the period and include the Daly River murders in the N.T. (1884); the criticisms of the Rev. J. Gribble on the activities of the settlers to Aborigines in north-western Western Australia (1886) and the reaction to his comments; the rise of Social Darwinism and attitudes to Aborigines and the case of Jimmy Governor and his brothers concerning murder of whites in NSW (1900)

Subjects Aborigines. Racial prejudice. Australia, 1860-1900. Case studies. Readings from contemporary sources.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.  |  Race discrimination -- Australia.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Race relations - Racism - Social Darwinism.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  Daly Waters (North NT SE53-01)
Other authors/contributors Victorian Historical Association

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