Edward Eyre, Race And Colonial Governance (Otago History Series)
by Julie Evans
Edward Eyre, a mid 19th-century explorer, colonial administrator and colonial governor, is remembered in Australia as the enlightened defender of Aboriginal rights. In England and the Caribbean, he is the reviled 'butcher of Jamaica'. In 1865, in response to an alleged rebellion in Morant Bay, he declared martial law. The result was over 600 floggings, 1000 homes incinerat...more
Published September 1st 2005 by Otago University Press
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