The Hanging at the Brisbane Windmill

'In 1841 two Aboriginal men were sentenced to death for a vicious murder that they may not have committed. They were hanged from a makeshift gallows on the windmill, the most prominent landmark in the convict settlement of Brisbane. This is the story of a flawed legal system determined to drive home the terror of a new law to local Aborigines, and the people caught up in a bloody rush to justice.'

This book is an update of the 'Hanging at Brisbane Windmill' publication from Inside History (2009).

Christopher Dawson (2020)
44 pages, with illustrations and full endnotes
RRP: $6.00
ISBN: 978-0-9807402-8-8


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