Jandamarra and the Bunuba resistance by Howard Pedersen

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Published by Magabala Books in Broome, W.A .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Kimberley (W.A.),
  • Australia

Subjects:

  • Sandamara, d. 1897.,
  • Bunuba (Australian people) -- Biography.,
  • Outlaws -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Biography.,
  • Bunuba (Australian people) -- History.,
  • Bunuba (Australian people) -- Government relations.,
  • Insurgency -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.,
  • Kimberley (W.A.) -- Race relations.,
  • Kimberley (W.A.) -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical (p. 211-212) and index.

Book details

Other titlesJandamarra
StatementHoward Pedersen, Banjo Woorunmurra.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsWoorunmurra, Banjo, 1915-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU125.B64 P43 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL901699M
ISBN 10187564119X
LC Control Number95194296
OCLC/WorldCa35014324

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