The Resource A history of Cairns : city of the south Pacific (1770-1995), by Timothy David Reis Bottoms

A history of Cairns : city of the south Pacific (1770-1995), by Timothy David Reis Bottoms

Label
A history of Cairns : city of the south Pacific (1770-1995)
Title
A history of Cairns
Title remainder
city of the south Pacific (1770-1995)
Statement of responsibility
by Timothy David Reis Bottoms
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Detailed history of Cairns and surrounding region; Chapter 1 employs fictional Bama characters with the known history to portray pre-contact life in the Cairns region; Chapter 2 describes establishment of Cairns as a port from 1876; resistance of Aboriginal people; Native Mounted Police; Chapter 3 gives details of frontier relations; Chapter 4 mentions South Sea Islander labour; killings in the Kuranda area; beche-de-mer fishing; establishment of Bellenden Ker Mission; Chapter 5 removal of children to Yarrabah Mission; Roth and Gribble; Chapter 6 notes the increasing control of the state and the missions over Indigenous people's lives; Chapter 7 mentions life at Yarrabah in the post-war period; brief mention of embezzlement by local Protectors from Aboriginal Trust Accounts; Chapter 8 the Depression years; conditions at Yarrabah during the Depression; Bama living outside the control of the Department of Native Affairs included Billy Jagar, King of the Barron, who lived at the Hospital Camp; Lyons Street Reserve; Chapter 9 World War II in far North Queensland; English Street Reserve; Bungalow Camp; Chapter 10 changes at Yarrabah; reminisces of the mid to late fifties by Joe McGinness; more recent administrative changes in Indigenous affairs
Cataloging source
ANL
Dissertation note
Thesis (PhD) -- School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, Health and Science, Central Queensland University, 2002.
Label
A history of Cairns : city of the south Pacific (1770-1995), by Timothy David Reis Bottoms
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The main body of the thesis is a book commissioned by the Cairns City Council
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 645-669
Contents
1. Not a virgin land - the Bulmba of the Bama (1770-1875) -- 2. Trinity Bay country (1876-1882) -- 3. Frontier Cairns (1883-1887) -- 4. Turning of the tide (1888-1893) -- 5. The new century (1894-1907) -- 6. The advancing century (1908-1919) -- 7. The nineteen twenties (1920-1929) -- 8. Depression & recovery (1930-1939) -- 9. Front-line Cairns (1940-1946) -- 10. Post war & changes (1947-1995) -- Conclusion : The inheritance
Control code
000025451945
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
702 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying & limited use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
T. Bottoms
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
MAR04/033
Label
A history of Cairns : city of the south Pacific (1770-1995), by Timothy David Reis Bottoms
Publication
Note
The main body of the thesis is a book commissioned by the Cairns City Council
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 645-669
Contents
1. Not a virgin land - the Bulmba of the Bama (1770-1875) -- 2. Trinity Bay country (1876-1882) -- 3. Frontier Cairns (1883-1887) -- 4. Turning of the tide (1888-1893) -- 5. The new century (1894-1907) -- 6. The advancing century (1908-1919) -- 7. The nineteen twenties (1920-1929) -- 8. Depression & recovery (1930-1939) -- 9. Front-line Cairns (1940-1946) -- 10. Post war & changes (1947-1995) -- Conclusion : The inheritance
Control code
000025451945
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
702 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying & limited use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
T. Bottoms
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
MAR04/033

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