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Author: Jill Bavin-Mizzi

Title: Understandings of Justice

Subtitle: Australian Rape and Carnal Knowledge Cases, 1876-1924

In: Sex, Power and Justice: Historical Perspectives on Law in Australia

Edited by: Diane Kirkby

Place: Melbourne

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Year: 1996

Pages: 19-32

ISBN-10: 0195537343 (pbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 19th Century, 20th Century | Oceanian History: Australian History | Prosecution: Trials / Carnal Knowledge


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Wikipedia: History of Oceania: History of Australia / History of Australia (1851–1900), History of Australia (1901–45) | Rape in Australia | Sex and the law: Carnal knowledge