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The Battle of Parramatta 21 to 22 March 1797, Lim, Jonathan

Author Name    Lim, Jonathan

Title   The Battle of Parramatta 21 to 22 March 1797

Binding   Softcover

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017

ISBN Number    1925333809 / 9781925333800

Seller ID   ID293490

Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 68 pages Making use of little-known sources and knowledge of the geography and settlement of the area, this book deals in depth with the battle and the dramatic events leading up to it, covering: the remarkable story of convict settlement in the frontier world of the Northern Boundary, today the Sydney suburbs of Carlingford, Oatlands and North Parramatta; the desperate guerrilla campaign waged by Pemulwuy; the double-murder of settlers and long pursuit through the bush which led up to the battle; the exact date and location of the battle, previously unknown, together with the incidents of the battle and probable numbers of combatants involved and casualties; the outcome, Pemulwuy's strange ‘resurrection’, and his vengeful follow-up attacks. This book contains in full the text of all original sources relating to this battle.

Price = 17.95 AUD



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