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The Resource Great Central State : the foundation of the Northern Territory, Jack Cross

Great Central State : the foundation of the Northern Territory, Jack Cross

Label
Great Central State : the foundation of the Northern Territory
Title
Great Central State
Title remainder
the foundation of the Northern Territory
Statement of responsibility
Jack Cross
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book tells the sometimes bizarre story of the founding and precarious existence of the Northern Territory up to its constitution as a separate entity in 1911. Annotation pending
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cross, Jack
Dewey number
994.29
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Northern Territory
  • South Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Great Central State : the foundation of the Northern Territory, Jack Cross
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes biblographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1 The great central state - The dream of the great Asian market -- A confused acquisition -- the Northern Territory plan -- The Wakefield background -- Plan in detail - in Parliament -- An unequal partnership -- Ch. 2 Caesar and his fortune - The banquet -- First Northern Territory Expedition : 1864 -- Relief ships : 1865 -- The winding up -- Retribution -- Ch. 3 The intervention of the partners - The other partners -- The great debate -- The second Northern Territory Expedition : 1868-1869 -- Restitution -- Ch. 4 A second South Australia - Complications -- The Indies Governor -- The Indies Governor in decline -- The 'resulting land imbroglio' -- 'Two main streets and a Chinese Quarter' -- Crisis in law and order -- Law and aborigines -- Ch. 5 Extreme solutions - The discovery of Lochac -- 'That insatiable maelstrom' -- 'The laissez-faire' - let the market decide -- Dutch response - and the misadventures of Captain Cadell -- Plan misfires -- Ch. 6 The Mormon pattern - Santals -- Mennonites -- Japanese -- An alternative Israel -- Ch. 7 Comning of the gauchos - Other colonisers : different stories -- Ralph Milner and the southern route -- Dillon Cox and the Queensland side -- Two Territories -- Ch. 8 Conceading defeat -- Epilogue
Control code
000045957007
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 403 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781862548770
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)656833095
Label
Great Central State : the foundation of the Northern Territory, Jack Cross
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes biblographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1 The great central state - The dream of the great Asian market -- A confused acquisition -- the Northern Territory plan -- The Wakefield background -- Plan in detail - in Parliament -- An unequal partnership -- Ch. 2 Caesar and his fortune - The banquet -- First Northern Territory Expedition : 1864 -- Relief ships : 1865 -- The winding up -- Retribution -- Ch. 3 The intervention of the partners - The other partners -- The great debate -- The second Northern Territory Expedition : 1868-1869 -- Restitution -- Ch. 4 A second South Australia - Complications -- The Indies Governor -- The Indies Governor in decline -- The 'resulting land imbroglio' -- 'Two main streets and a Chinese Quarter' -- Crisis in law and order -- Law and aborigines -- Ch. 5 Extreme solutions - The discovery of Lochac -- 'That insatiable maelstrom' -- 'The laissez-faire' - let the market decide -- Dutch response - and the misadventures of Captain Cadell -- Plan misfires -- Ch. 6 The Mormon pattern - Santals -- Mennonites -- Japanese -- An alternative Israel -- Ch. 7 Comning of the gauchos - Other colonisers : different stories -- Ralph Milner and the southern route -- Dillon Cox and the Queensland side -- Two Territories -- Ch. 8 Conceading defeat -- Epilogue
Control code
000045957007
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 403 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781862548770
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)656833095

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