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Publisher: Carlton, Miegunyah/Melbourne University Press
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Edition: first edition - hard cover in dust jacket
ISBN: 0522843883
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Book Description and Condition

Book description and condition

These private letters provide a commentary on the development of the Port Phillip District (the modern state of Victoria) in the early 1840s. Subjects discussed are: problems posed by conflicts between the settlers and the Aborigines; the failure of the

Aboriginal Protectorate; the squatters demand for cheap land; the heavy immigration of 1841; the severe economic depression of 1842-44 - and much more. A fascinating read. 245 x 162mm., pp. xxxi, 415, index. Contents,- no inscriptions, in d.j. FINE/FINE

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