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Author Linn, Rob, 1953-

Title A diverse land : a history of the Lower Murray, Lakes and Coorong / Rob Linn
Published [Meningie, S. Aust] : Meningie Historical Society, 1988


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  994.233 Lin/Dla  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 288 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
regular print
Series South Australian history
Summary Early encounters between explorers and settlers with the Warki, Portalum, Jarildekald (Yaralde) and Tanganekald peoples. Relationship of Aboriginal people to the land. Chapter 2 deals with the relations between settlers and Aboriginal people, includes the story of the shipwrecked brigantine 'Maria', the subsequent murders and retaliations. Attempts to 'civilise' the Aboriginal people by George Taplin and use of Aboriginal people as farm and domestic labour
Notes Includes index
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 281-282
Subject Coorong (S.A.) -- History
Murray River (S.A.) -- History
Albert, Lake (S.A.) -- History.
Alexandrina, Lake (S.A.) -- History.
Coorong, The (S.A.) -- History.
Coorong, The, Region (S. Aust.) -- History
Meningie Region (S. Aust.) -- History
Meningie Region (S.A.) -- History
Murray River Estuary (N.S.W.-S. Aust.) -- History
Murray River Estuary (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History
Murray River Estuary (S. Aust.) -- History
Author Meningie Historical Society
ISBN 0731620631