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Daisy Bates: Grand Dame of the Desert

£19.99

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Scarce book. Spine is lightly sunned. Gift inscription on first/title page. Daisy Bates was a complex and enigmatic figure, famous in Australia as 'The Great White Queen of the Never-Never Lands'. This biography draws on material contained in the 99 folios donated to the Library of Australia by Bates in 1941. She craved to be seen as a woman of science but her exaggerated claims of cannibalism among the Aborigines and her belief in their inevitable extinction discredited her within the academic community. The author tells her extraordinary story through her letters and published writings so that readers can gain some idea of her motivation and beliefs.

Item details

Added value:
Scarce book
Author(s):
Reece, Bob
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
205
Publisher:
National Library of Australia

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About this item

Scarce book. Spine is lightly sunned. Gift inscription on first/title page. Daisy Bates was a complex and enigmatic figure, famous in Australia as 'The Great White Queen of the Never-Never Lands'. This biography draws on material contained in the 99 folios donated to the Library of Australia by Bates in 1941. She craved to be seen as a woman of science but her exaggerated claims of cannibalism among the Aborigines and her belief in their inevitable extinction discredited her within the academic community. The author tells her extraordinary story through her letters and published writings so that readers can gain some idea of her motivation and beliefs.

Added value:
Scarce book
Author(s):
Reece, Bob
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
205
Publisher:
National Library of Australia

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