GOODBYE BUSSAMARAI: The Mandandanji Land War, Southern Queensland 1842-1852

By: Collins, Patrick

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xxix, + 305pp., intext, line-drawn area maps throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn. Textblock mildly tanned and bumped. 'Goodbye Bussamarai' is the first analysis of the powerful five-nation Aboriginal leader Bussamarai, a Mandandanji man who drew together a coalition of five Aboriginal nations in what is now southern Queensland, Australia, fighting for the survival of his peoples and their homeland. Patrick Collins gives a graphic story with uncovered clues - suppressed and forgotten, on Bussamarai (c. 1795-1852) in a tragic chronology of bloody 'bushwhacks', racial wars and the dreaded native police led by armed white officers . . . Contents include: Prelims., Abbs., Acks., Introduction, 17 chapters. Appendices (4). Notes. Bibliography. Index. Book weight approx. 438g.

Title: GOODBYE BUSSAMARAI: The Mandandanji Land War, Southern Queensland 1842-1852

Author Name: Collins, Patrick

Categories: Australian Aboriginal History, Australian History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: St Lucia, Queensland, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2002

ISBN Number: 0702232939

ISBN Number 13: 9780702232930

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013590

Keywords: Aboriginal History, Australia, Queensland, Mandandanji People (History), Maranoa District, Bussamarai (c. 1795-1852), Collins, Patrick, 1938-