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Author Kimber, Richard (Richard G.)

Title The end of the bad old days : European settlement in Central Australia, 1871-1894 / by R.G. Kimber
Published Darwin : State Library of the Northern Territory, 1991


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  994.291 Kim/Eot  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 24 pages : illustrations, map ; 30 cm
Series Occasional papers, 0817-2927 ; no. 25
Occasional papers (State Library of the Northern Territory) ; no. 25
Summary Violent conflict in Central Australia following the opening of the Overland Telegraph in 1871 and the expansion of pastoral activities; most stock arrived 1876 -1884 and this was the period of most cattle spearing and reprisals; Native Police headquarters established at Alice Springs in 1885 in response to conflict; introduced diseases and sexual relationships between white men and Aboriginal women; changes following Willshires arrest in 1891, arrival of white women, depression and drought marked the end of conflict
Notes Fifth Eric Johnston lecture delivered at the State Library of the Northern Territory on 9th November 1990
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 22-24
Notes Occasional papers (State Library of the Northern Territory) no:25 1322-0608
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Colonization -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Australia -- Colonization.
Australia -- History -- 1851-1901
Australia -- History.
Central Australia -- Colonization.
Central Australia -- History.
Author State Library of the Northern Territory.
ISSN 0817-2927
ISBN 0724506454