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The Resource Frontier territory : the colorful story of the exploration and pioneering of Australia's Northern Territory, by Glenville Pike

Frontier territory : the colorful story of the exploration and pioneering of Australia's Northern Territory, by Glenville Pike

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Frontier territory : the colorful story of the exploration and pioneering of Australia's Northern Territory
Title
Frontier territory
Title remainder
the colorful story of the exploration and pioneering of Australia's Northern Territory
Statement of responsibility
by Glenville Pike
Creator
Subject
Summary
Includes hostile and peaceful relations between Aborigines and Europeans, Japanese
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Pike, Glenville
Dewey number
994.29
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  • Northern Territory
  • Northern Territory
Label
Frontier territory : the colorful story of the exploration and pioneering of Australia's Northern Territory, by Glenville Pike
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 392-394
Contents
Part 1 The era of exploration: Waking the sleeping giant -- Lifting the veil -- Conqueror of the wilderness -- On the northern frontier -- Isolated outpost -- Epic of the Overland Telegraph -- Spanning a continent -- Part 2 Eldorado in the North: -- The hectic days of gold -- The savage years -- Land of minerals -- Into the atomic age -- Part 3 The men who tamed the north: -- The overlanders -- Dicing with death -- Covered wagon pioneers -- The call of the "Never-never" -- Fronmtier life -- The lonely land -- Rifle and spear -- The virgin earth -- Part 4 Australia's Northern gateway: -- The unfinished railway -- In Old palmerston -- Turbulent times -- Wings of progress, and of mercy -- The frontier is tamed -- War, and then the peace
Control code
M0031423
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
396 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780959896008
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
5925b
System control number
0044952
Label
Frontier territory : the colorful story of the exploration and pioneering of Australia's Northern Territory, by Glenville Pike
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 392-394
Contents
Part 1 The era of exploration: Waking the sleeping giant -- Lifting the veil -- Conqueror of the wilderness -- On the northern frontier -- Isolated outpost -- Epic of the Overland Telegraph -- Spanning a continent -- Part 2 Eldorado in the North: -- The hectic days of gold -- The savage years -- Land of minerals -- Into the atomic age -- Part 3 The men who tamed the north: -- The overlanders -- Dicing with death -- Covered wagon pioneers -- The call of the "Never-never" -- Fronmtier life -- The lonely land -- Rifle and spear -- The virgin earth -- Part 4 Australia's Northern gateway: -- The unfinished railway -- In Old palmerston -- Turbulent times -- Wings of progress, and of mercy -- The frontier is tamed -- War, and then the peace
Control code
M0031423
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
396 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780959896008
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
5925b
System control number
0044952

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