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Brisbane : Squatters, Settlers and Surveyors : Brisbane History Group Papers No 16-2000

By: Edited by Rod Fisher and Jennifer Harrison

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2000

Seller ID: 9780958646994

ISBN: 0958646996

Condition: New


This volume of papers, the sixteenth published by Brisbane History Group, comprises twelve contributions by amateur, professional and academic historians on the origin and development of Brisbane. While centring on the seminal 1840s of free settlement, these papers range from the 1820s to 1860s. In particular this collection places Brisbane Town within regional context of the Moreton Bay district. At the same time it portrays the crucial role of people in the pioneering process, as groups or individuals, whether squatters, settlers or surveyors. These were true founders of Brisbane. The lo... View more info