The Resource A study of the relationship between the law, the State and the community in colonial Queensland

A study of the relationship between the law, the State and the community in colonial Queensland

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A study of the relationship between the law, the State and the community in colonial Queensland
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A study of the relationship between the law, the State and the community in colonial Queensland
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Summary
Presence of coloured people contributed to lawlessness - Chinese, Kanakas and Aborigines; trouble between settlers and natives on gold-fields, natives deprived of home and hunting grounds; retaliation with spears against settlers and stock; note on Dundalli, who robbed, burned and murdered around Brisbane; tried and found guilty and hung on Windmill Hill; atrocities committed by natives early 1860s in Rockhampton district; Fraser massacre of 1857; Wills massacre of 1861 at Cullin-la-ringo; natives in the Palmer and Mitchell River areas particularly vicious, resorting to cannibalism, apparent preference of Chinese flesh to white flesh; savage murder of Meredity and his overseer at Tower Hill Station in 1864; position around Cloncurry was similar; lack of understanding of white mens system, confusion when brought to justice in courts, concept of trial by jury inappropriate when native was on trial; the trial of the young Aboriginal boy charged with assault on a white woman; discrimination against the coloured people by an unsymphathetic jury
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1939-
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Johnston, W. Ross
Date time place
1965
Dissertation note
M.A. Thesis - University of Queensland
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Cullin-la-Ringo (Qld.)
Label
A study of the relationship between the law, the State and the community in colonial Queensland
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Publication
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M0044248
Extent
400 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying & quotation Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0053991
Label
A study of the relationship between the law, the State and the community in colonial Queensland
Publication
Control code
M0044248
Extent
400 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying & quotation Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0053991

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