The Australian Frontier Wars, 1788-1838
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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Page iii - Acknowledgments This book could not have been written without the help of many people.