The First Frontier: The Occupation of the Sydney Region 1788-1816

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This book examines the relationships between two societies in the early years of Australia: the Aboriginal population and the new colonists. The arrival of the First Fleet heralded monumental and often catastrophic changes to the lives of the indigenous peoples living between the Blue Mountains and the sea. As the British settlement spread out from Sydney Cove, the next 28 years saw frequent flare-ups of violence, as disputes over precious resources erupted and the Aboriginal people's oneness with the land was challenged. ...

The First Frontier: The Occupation of the Sydney Region 1788-1816 2011, Rosenberg Publishing, Dural, NSW

ISBN-13: 9781921719073

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