A Nest of Hornets: The Massacre of the Fraser Family at Hornet Bank Station, Central Queensland, 1857, and Related Events

TitleA Nest of Hornets: The Massacre of the Fraser Family at Hornet Bank Station, Central Queensland, 1857, and Related Events
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1982
AuthorsReid, Gordan Stephen
Number of Pages235
PublisherOxford University Press
CityMelbourne
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This book analyzes the violent conflict between that took place in 1857 between the Jiman tribe and white settlers in Queensland. It provides background information on the conflict and describes early contact between the Jiman and the settlers. It also looks at the aftermath of the massacre at Hornet Bank Station and the beginnings of 'Native Police' to monitor the actions of the native people of Queensland.

Short TitleA Nest of Hornets
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