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The reality of a dark history : from contact and conflict to cultural recognition / Val Donovan. (2002)

Authors: Donovan, Valerie, 1934-, Serico, Vincent, 1946-, Arts Queensland, Queensland Heritage Trails Network.
Publisher:Brisbane : Arts Queensland,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 51 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 50 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Donovan, Valerie, 1934-
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xxi, 298 p. : ill., facsims, maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Part Of:
  • Papers tabled in Parliament but not ordered to be printed Library No.B.287 2002
Summary:
  • This book reveals Queensland's history of the relationship between the Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples. It provides information which will assist in supporting Queensland government policy and initiatives aimed at reconciliation.
Contents:
  • 1. European documentation of the prehistory of Queensland
  • 2. Explorers' observations of aboriginal peoples' and Torres Strait Islanders' culture
  • 3. Settlers' first encounters with traditional owners
  • 4. Early consequences of European occupation
  • 5. The administration of the 1897 Act
  • 6. The reality of 'living under the Act'
  • 7. The continuing culture of indigenous Australians.
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Notes:
  • At foot of title: Queensland Heritage Trails Network.
  • Index.
  • Bibliography: p. 271-291.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0724280928
Dewey Number:
  • 305.8991509943
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 23528498
  • 23528498
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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