The Boys from Barambah

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The story of the black diggers of Barambah-Cherbourg of World War I.

This informative new resource describes the development of the Barambah Settlement (now Cherbourgh) in south east Queensland, life under the Aboriginal Protection Act (1897), and the advent and effects of the First World War. Richly-illustrated, The boys from Barambah explores racism and enlistment, the hardships of returned Indigenous servicemen, and personal stories of war and service. Ideal both for students and general readers.

Soft cover, illustrated throughout, 78 pages.

 

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