The Resource Dr W. E. Roth : flawed force of the frontier, John Whitehall

Dr W. E. Roth : flawed force of the frontier, John Whitehall

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Dr W. E. Roth : flawed force of the frontier
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Dr W. E. Roth
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flawed force of the frontier
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John Whitehall
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eng
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Effects of colonisation on traditional Aboriginal life in north Queensland; introduction of Native Police Force; discusses criticisms of treatment of Aboriginal people and reforms recommended; summarizes 'The Aborigines Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act' passed in 1897 and philosophy behind it; background of Dr Walter Edmond Roth, medical practitioner, ethnographer, first northern Protector of Aborigines and later Chief Protector (1904-1906); discusses Roth's work, successes and campaigns for improvements while Protector; outlines growth of opposition to Roth, including queries about ethnographic research, medical negligence claims and problems with sale of Roth's collection of artefacts to Sydney Museum; Roth's responses to criticisms; Roth supporters; summarises with Roth's achievements in obtaining some protection for Aboriginals, despite his flaws
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non fiction
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Dr W. E. Roth : flawed force of the frontier, John Whitehall
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