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10 leaves. ; 30 cm.
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Richard Fotheringham was born in Roma, Queensland. He completed all his academic qualifications at the University of Queensland. He is an adaptor, author, director, editor, playwright and academic. Fotheringham founded the Popular Theatre Troupe in 1974, wrote and acted for the Queensland Theatre Company and has served as Head of the School of English, Art History and Media Studies at the University of Queensland and was Executive Dean of Arts prior to his retirement in 2011. In 20 November 2004 he was elected to Fellow of the Australia Academy of the Humanities. In 2019 he was a recipient of the Order of Australia . He is Emeritus Professor at the School of Communication and Arts, University of Queensland. His full biography is on Austlit.
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Draft typescript article written by Richard Fotheringham for The Australian Literary Review which was published with the title 'Inside the killing fields of Queensland' on October 6, 2010, pp. 12-13. This article was written after the discovery of a memoir by Thomas Davis, father of Arthur Hoey Davis (aka "Steele Rudd"), which discussed massacres of Australian Aborigines in his time of working in Queensland in the 1800s. Fotheringham suggested the name of the manuscript.
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- Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Maranoa Region
- Massacres -- Queensland -- Maranoa Region
- Aboriginal Australians -- Relations with Europeans
- Aboriginal Australians -- Crimes against -- Queensland -- Maranoa Region
- Mandandanji people D44
- Gunggari people D37
- Kogai people D38
- Yiman people E31
- History -- Frontier conflict -- Policing -- Native police
- Aboriginal Australians
- Gunggari (Australian people)
- Mandandanji (Australian people)
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Revised, Linda Justo, 2-Dec-2022. Revised, SJB, 18-Nov-2022. Revised, Linda Justo, 19-Apr-2022. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.