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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 The Torres Strait : People and History
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'This complete history of the Torres Strait to the late 1980s traces the evolution of Island societies and the effects of European intrusion - sadly characterised by ignorance, fear and brutality on both sides. Such physical and spiritual exploitation removed the islanders' control over their own destiny and led to the unhappy lethargy of much island society. The Torres Strait: People and History is a rich and colourful history, with carefully selected illustrations reflecting the theme of people and change on the islands.' Source: Publishers note (Sighted 03/04/2009)

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