A Nest of Hornets


The massacre of the Fraser Family at Hornet Bank Station, Central Queensland, 1857. The subsequent white retribution, headed by William Fraser, the eldest son who had been away at the time, led to the decimation and dispersal of the Jiman people and some of their allies. As many as 300 may have died in retaliation for the deaths of eleven whites at Hornet’s Nest Station.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Date Published: 1982 (1st Ed.)

Book Condition:  Near fine hardcover in a very good dust jacket showing some minor surface tanning, chipping to top edges and edge wear. Some minor tanning to top corner of edge block, otherwise an unmarked copy internally.

ISBN: 0195543580


ISBN: 0195543580

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