The Resource An investigation into the life and influence of Douglas Pitt (the Elder) who settled in the Torres Strait Islands in 1871, George H. Pitt

An investigation into the life and influence of Douglas Pitt (the Elder) who settled in the Torres Strait Islands in 1871, George H. Pitt

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An investigation into the life and influence of Douglas Pitt (the Elder) who settled in the Torres Strait Islands in 1871
Title
An investigation into the life and influence of Douglas Pitt (the Elder) who settled in the Torres Strait Islands in 1871
Statement of responsibility
George H. Pitt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examination of the life of Douglas Pitt in relation to the colonial context of the Torres Strait in the late nineteenth century; early economic and social conflict through differing European and Islanders perceptions of the Strait; background history to the life of Douglas Pitt; Pitt's role in colonial society - conflict with colonial authority and his representation in colonial history re-examined; Pitt family genealogy; influence of Christianity and missionaries
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Pitt, George H
Dissertation note
Thesis (BA (SS) Hons) -- Curtin University of Technology, 1999.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Pitt, Douglas
  • Murray Islands (Qld.)
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
Label
An investigation into the life and influence of Douglas Pitt (the Elder) who settled in the Torres Strait Islands in 1871, George H. Pitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"February 1999"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaf 100-104
Control code
000020352702
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
vi, 107, [3] leaves
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Partial copying & use
Other physical details
col. ill., maps, facsim.
Label
An investigation into the life and influence of Douglas Pitt (the Elder) who settled in the Torres Strait Islands in 1871, George H. Pitt
Publication
Note
"February 1999"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaf 100-104
Control code
000020352702
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
vi, 107, [3] leaves
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Partial copying & use
Other physical details
col. ill., maps, facsim.

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