Title The Battle of Parramatta 21 to 22 March 1797
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017
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.