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Historical resources for Western Australian History

Pamela Statham Drew has compiled the following list of Books and Articles relating to the History of Western Australia.

If you know of any books or articles that could be added to the list please contact Pamela at

Group Settlement

Book Title
Published by
Report of the Royal Commission on Group Settlement. Western Australian Votes and Proceedings of Parliament 2nd session, 12th Parliament
vol. 1 Government Printer 1925
Blond, P. E. M.
A Tribute to the Group Settlers
UWA Press 1988
Bolton, G. C.
A Fine Country to Starve In
UWA Press 1972
Crowley, F. K.
Australia's Western Third
UWA Press 1960
Doyle, T. W.
Some Impressions of the Group Settlement Scheme in EA
Gabbedy, J.P.
Group Settlement Part 1 and 2
UWA Press 1988
Roe, Michael
Australia, Britain and Migration 1915 – 1940: A Study of desperate Hopes
Cambridge University Press 1995
Shann, E. O. G.
Group Settlement of Migrants in WA
The Economic Record Vol. 1, 1925
Simpson, F.
Group Settlement in Western Australia – Development of the fertile South West
Government Printer Perth 1923
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