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A Legendary Leader's Dramatic Life and Violent Death on the Colonial Frontier

Warrior( )
Author: Connors, Libby
Publication Date:May 2015, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $54.99
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Connors lays down the hard truth. Not all our warriors were Anzacs. Not all our wars were just.' - John Birmingham, author and columnist In the 1840s, white settlement in the north was under attack. European settlers were in awe of Aboriginal physical fitness and fighting prowess, and a series of deadly raids on homesteads made even the townspeople of Brisbane anxious. Young warrior Dundalli was renowned for his size and strength, and his elders gave him the task of leading the...
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Connors, Libby (Author)
Libby Connors is a senior lecturer in history at the University of Southern Queensland. She is the author of Warrior which won a Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance 2015. She was also awarded the biennial Magarey Medal 2016 for Biography for Warrior: A Legendary Leader's Dramatic Life and Violent Death on the Colonial Frontier. Her other work includes Australia's Frontline and she is co-author of A History of the Australian Environment Movement.


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