Stone Collection: Volume 22 - Item 29
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29. Gilbert Parker, “’Australia for the White Man’ Again,” Nineteenth Century (May 1901): 829-33.
Disputation of the assertion that agricultural production in Queensland can succeed by relying exclusively on white labor. Noting that Queensland lies in the same latitudes as India, Arabia, Central America, and other nonwhite countries north of the equator, the author argues that “the world over, sugar, cotton, rice, and coffee can be satisfactorily cultivated only by the employment of black labour,” adding that “That is almost an axiom.”