Six Australian battlefields

the Black resistance to invasion and the white struggle against colonial oppression by A. J. Grassby

Publisher: Angus & Robertson Publishers in North Ryde, NSW, Australia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 324 Downloads: 63
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Places:

  • Australia

Subjects:

  • Australia -- History, Military.,
  • Australia -- Race relations.

Edition Notes

StatementAl Grassby and Marji Hill.
ContributionsHill, Marji.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU112.3 .G73 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 324 p. :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2121294M
ISBN 10020715595X
LC Control Number88179760

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Six Australian Battlefields presents an alternative view of history. Through detailed accounts of four great clashes, it confronts the reader with the realities of life on the Australian frontier. And through a retelling of the stories of Vinegar Hill and Eureka it reminds the reader of the central place of resistance in our past.

Six Australian Battlefields was published as a paperback by Allen & Unwin in The hardback was published in by Angus & Robertson. It was always believed that there were no wars on Australian soil but as many as 20, Aboriginal people died fighting wars of resistance that started in the s and continued on for more than a century.

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