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Backhouse and Walker a Quaker view of the Australian colonies, 1832-1838 by William Nicolle Oats

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Published by Blubber Head Press in association with the Australian Yearly Meeting Religious Society of Friends in Sandy Bay, Tasmania .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia,
  • Great Britain,
  • Australia.

Subjects:

  • Backhouse, James, 1794-1869.,
  • Walker, George Washington, 1800-1859.,
  • Quakers -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Missionaries -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Missionaries -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Society of Friends -- Missions -- Australia.,
  • Missions -- Australia.,
  • Australia -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Nicolle Oats.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX7791 .O17 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 76 p. :
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3065580M
ISBN 100908528086, 0908528094
LC Control Number82162487

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