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AUTHOR TALK Dr Stephen Gapps

Was the Bathurst War of 1824 a one-off event or part of ongoing warfare that spread from Sydney?

Meet award-winning historian Dr Stephen Gapps as he discusses his book, The Sydney Wars, which reveals British soldiers and First Nation warriors both used military-style tactics in a ‘constant war’ during early settlement. He challenges past beliefs that such clashes were sporadic and unplanned and will share new research about conflicts west of the Blue Mountains.

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13 Aug, 2019
6:15pm - 7:15pm
Bathurst Library
70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst
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