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‘The Pearl Frontier’ wins NT History Book Award

Julia Martinez and Adrian Vickers have won the 2016 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory History Book Award for their book The Pearl Frontier: Indonesian Labor and Indigenous Encounters in Australia’s Northern Trading Network (University of Hawaii Press).

The book was chosen from a shortlist of four titles. The winner was announced at the Northern Territory Library in Parliament House on 28 June.

The Northern Territory History Book Awards are presented annually to recognise the ‘most significant historical book on the Northern Territory’ published in the preceding calendar year.


Category: Local news