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Published by Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies in Canberra .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Torres Strait Islanders.,
  • Torres Strait Islanders -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-295) and index.

Statementedited by Richard Davis.
ContributionsDavis, Richard, Lecturer., Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU125.T67 W68 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 313 p. :
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3328926M
ISBN 10085575432X
LC Control Number2004303821
OCLC/WorldCa56519214

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