“Equals of the White Man”: Prosecution of Settlers for Violence Against Aboriginal Subjects of the Crown, Colonial Western Australia

Amanda Nettelbeck
  • Law and History Review, May 2013, Cambridge University Press
  • DOI: 10.1017/s0738248013000060

Prosecution of Settlers for Violence against Aboriginal Subjects

What is it about?

This article considers the case history of Europeans on trial for Aboriginal murder, manslaughter or assault in one colonial jurisdiction to ask what this case history might tell us about legal responses to settler violence in colonial Australia in the period after Aborigines were deemed to be British subjects.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0738248013000060

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