The Australian Frontier Wars, 1788-1838

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UNSW Press, 2002 - History - 175 pages
From the Swan River to the Hawkesbury, and from the sticky Arnhem Land mangrove to the soft green hills of Tasmania, this book describes the major conflicts fought on the Australian frontier to 1838. Based on extensive research and using overseas frontier wars to add perspective to the Australian experience, 'The Australian Frontier Wars 1788-1838' will change the view of Australian history forever.
 

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Contents

Warriors and soliders
ix
Sydney 17881791
18
The HawkesburyNepean River 17951816
31
The Bathurst and Hunter Valley Districts 18221826
49
Northern and Western Australia 18241834
64
Van Diemens Land 18261831
80
The Liverpool Plains and Port Phillip Districts 1838
98
Notes
119
Select bibliography
149
Index
162
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