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Doctor and the Aborigines

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Title:Doctor and the Aborigines
Price:AUD$13.20 (about USD$9.00)
Book ID:SB00-0100068
Publisher:Rigby, Adelaide, 1972
Edition:First Edition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Rigby, 1972, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

219pp, list of illustrations. text illustrated by numerous black and white photographs. Red coloured boards with gilt writing on spine. Minor scuffing to books corners, likewise to spine gutters. This is the story of Dr Duguids' life, from his birth in Scotland to his eventual arrival in Australia, and then to taking up of the aboriginal cause the 1930s. It was during the 1930s that Doctor Duguid set up a different form of mission for the protection of the aboriginals. Because he asserted that "they were used as slaves and sex objects, treated with disdain by many missionaries and virtually ignored by the government, and beaten, manacled, or even murdered by the police." , he was branded a fanatic. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Medicine ; Social History ; Australia; ISBN: 0851794114. ISBN/EAN: 9780851794112. Inventory No: 0100068.
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