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The other side of the island: An oral history of Rottnest

Gothard, J. (1989) The other side of the island: An oral history of Rottnest. In: Frances, R. and Scates, B., (eds.) The Murdoch ethos: Essays in Australian history in honour of foundation professor Geoffrey Bolton. Murdoch University, Murdoch, W.A, pp. 214-220.

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The following article was transcribed from a radio broadcast produced by Murdoch University students and staff in August 1987. The programme was part of an oral history of Rottnest Island, a project undertaken by Murdoch's History Club and coordinated by Murdoch post-graduate student, Jan Gothard. The taped interviews, photographs and memorabilia collected by students have been stored in the Battye Library and in a special deposit in the Rottnest Museum.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Murdoch University
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