The white divers of Broome : the true story of a fatal experiment / John Bailey Bailey, John, 1944 Dec. 15-

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Bailey, John, 1944 Dec. 15-
Pearl industry and trade - Western Australia - Broome.; Western Australia - History - 1901-1914.; Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925.
In 1912 Broome was as much Asian as Australian. The town thrived on the hugely profitable, but extremely dangerous, pearl shell industry. It was a frontier town where racial tensions simmered. This is a gripping narrative that echoes with many of the same fears and hopes as society today.
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