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Dancing with strangers : the true history of the meeting of the British First Fleet and the Aboriginal Australians, 1788

Author: Inga Clendinnen
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In January of 1788 the First Fleet arrived in New South Wales and a thousand British men and women encountered the people who will be their new neighbours;

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Inga Clendinnen
ISBN: 1841956996 9781841956992 1841956163 9781841956169
OCLC Number: 163273000
Notes: Originally published: Melbourne, Vic.: Text, 2003; Edinburgh: Canongate, 2005.
Description: 322 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Inga Clendinnen.

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