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Author Austin, Tony, 1943-

Title Simply the survival of the fittest : Aboriginal administration in South Australia's Northern Territory, 1863-1910 / by Tony Austin
Published Darwin : Historical Society of Northern Territory, 1992


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Aus/Sts  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 124 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary Overview of the reaction of government authorities to Aborigines in the Northern Territory during the period 1863 to 1910, when the Territory was controlled by South Australia; what policy development there was is set in the context of how the government and white settlers viewed Aborigines; influence of social Darwinism on policy and attitudes; contact history and violent conflict on the frontier as Europeans attempted to realise the economic promises made by government; use of Aboriginal labour, policies on education and welfare
Notes Available from Historical Society of N.T., PO Box 50444 Casuarina NT 0811
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 120-124
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Politics and government.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Northern Territory.
South Australia.
Author Historical Society of the Northern Territory.
LC no. 16009988
ISBN 0949070645