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One Hour More Daylight: A Historical Overview of Aboriginal Dispossession in Southern and Southwest Queensland.

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As the sub-title states, this book provides an overview of the dispossession of Queensland Aborigines from the time of colonisation up to the late 60's when Australian Aborigines were finally enfranchised.

The focus is on the South West of Queensland, Darling Downs and the Balonne River area. It recounts, from original records, the way in which Aborigines were seen by white
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Paperback, 147 pages
Published by Indigenous Education Leadership Institute
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Jul 01, 2013 Roger rated it really liked it
My only problem with this work was that it left me wanting more - it was too short.

The authors are to be commended for the disinterested review they have undertaken and the fairness with which they report the often tragic and sometimes horrendous events that occurred to Aborigines over the years. Indeed, even those who [misguidedly, in my view] see white settlement as honourable should find this account even-handed and palatable. If anything, the authors have extended the "benefit of the doubt"
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