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Princess K'Gari's Fraser Island : a history of Fraser Island / Fred Williams
Bib ID 690003
Format BookBook
Author
Williams, Fred, 1941 (September 20)-
 
Description [Emu Park, Qld.] : Fred Williams, 2002 
xvi, 237, [19] p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0958103402
Summary

A history of European contact with and settlement on Fraser Island (K'gari), including first-hand accounts of European settlement; impact of settlement on the Ngulungbara, Batjala and Dulingbara people and their culture; Eliza Fraser incident; shipwrecks; missions at White Cliffs and Bogimbah; relations with pastoralists and timber getters; management of the Island's dingoes.

Notes

First published as : Written in sand. Milton, Qld., 1982.

Includes bibliographic references and index.

"... closely based on Written in Sand (1982) ... different with updated research, information and photographs ... with a new chapter on dingoes"--T.p. verso.

Subjects Ceremonies.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Environment - Conservation - Forests.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Animals - Mammals - Dingoes / Dogs.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Transport - Water - Shipwrecks and accidents.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Butchulla / Batjala / Badtjala people (E30) (Qld SG56-06)  |  Colonisation.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Technology - Tools.  |  Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips.  |  Fraser Island (Qld.) -- History.  |  Bogimbah (Fraser Island, SE Qld SG56-03)  |  K'Gari / Fraser Island (SE Qld SG56-03)
Other authors/contributors Williams, Fred, 1941 (Sept. 20)- Written in sand  |  Williams, Fred, 1941 Sept. 20- Written in sand  |  Williams, Fred, 1941- Written in sand : a history of Fraser Island
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Cover subtitle: Fraser Island's definitive history

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