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Blood, Sweat and Welfare

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When Europeans first arrived in the Kimberley, a turbulent era began for the indigenous people. Finally granted cash wages in 1950, they still received nothing more than a 'pocket money' allowance and suffered appalling working conditions. In this absorbing study, survivors of this devastating time speak openly to Mary Anne Jebb about first contact between blacks and whites, the arrival of Welfare, and the demise of pastoralism in the northern ranges. Alongside their oral testimonies, the author draws on a range of written archives to explore what really happened during the settlement of the Kimberley.

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Author's signed dedication on pre-title page
Author(s):
Jebb, Mary Anne
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
2003 Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1876268611
ISBN-13:
9781876268619
Number of pages:
364
Publisher:
University Of Western Australia Press
Title:
Blood, Sweat and Welfare

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When Europeans first arrived in the Kimberley, a turbulent era began for the indigenous people. Finally granted cash wages in 1950, they still received nothing more than a 'pocket money' allowance and suffered appalling working conditions. In this absorbing study, survivors of this devastating time speak openly to Mary Anne Jebb about first contact between blacks and whites, the arrival of Welfare, and the demise of pastoralism in the northern ranges. Alongside their oral testimonies, the author draws on a range of written archives to explore what really happened during the settlement of the Kimberley.

PLU:
0
Added value:
Author's signed dedication on pre-title page
Author(s):
Jebb, Mary Anne
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
2003 Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1876268611
ISBN-13:
9781876268619
Number of pages:
364
Publisher:
University Of Western Australia Press
Title:
Blood, Sweat and Welfare

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