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Capricornia

Author: Xavier Herbert
Publisher: North Ryde, N.S.W. : Angus & Robertson, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Although that northern part of the Continent of Australia which is called Capricornia was pioneered long after the southern parts, its unofficial early history was even more bloody than that of others. One probable reason for this is that the pioneers had already had experience in subduing Aborigines in the South and hence were impatient of wasting time with people who knew they were determined to take no  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xavier Herbert
ISBN: 0207189730 9780207189739
OCLC Number: 38388449
Notes: Originally published: Sydney : Publicist Publishing, 1938.
Responsibility: Xavier Herbert.

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'Although that northern part of the Continent of Australia which is called Capricornia was pioneered long after the southern parts, its unofficial early history was even more bloody than that of others. One probable reason for this is that the pioneers had already had experience in subduing Aborigines in the South and hence were impatient of wasting time with people who knew they were determined to take no immigrants.' (From backcover).

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