Acknowledgements List of Maps Maps Foreword - Professor Raymond Evans Prologue - The Reason Introduction 1. Post-Convict Era and the Future South-East Queensland 2. European Invasion of the Future Southern Queensland 3. European Invasion of the Future Central Queensland 4. South-West Queensland - the Channel Country 5. Poisonings and Sexual Exploitation 6. Early Gulf and Central Queensland 7. The Frontier Moves to Far North Queensland and Cape York Peninsula 8. Dark Deeds in the Northern Rainforests - the Tully and Cairns Districts 9. The Gulf Country and Western Queensland 10. Queensland's Disreputable Reputation Conclusion Endnotes Index
Timothy Bottoms is author of Djabugay Country and A History of Cairns.
'This is an important, well researched book: challenging, compelling and controversial. It is a must read for anyone interested in Australian history.' - Henry Reynolds.