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A history of Tasmania / Henry Reynolds
Bib ID 5156243
Format BookBook
Author
Reynolds, Henry, 1938-
 
Description Cambridge ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2012 (i.e. 2011) 
xi, 331 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9781107014589
9780521548373
Summary

This captivating work charts the history of Tasmania from the arrival of European maritime expeditions through to the modern day.

Full contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. First meetings, extraordinary encounters
  • 2. Van Diemen's Land : settling in the enviable island
  • 3. The Black War : the tragic fate of the Tasmanian Aborigines
  • 4. An idelible stain?
  • 5. The triumph of colonisation
  • 6. The politics of Van Diemen's Land
  • 7. The convict system
  • 8. Post-penal depression, 1856-70
  • 9. Reform and recovery
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p,[311]-319) and index.

Subjects Aboriginal Tasmanians - History.  |  Convicts - Tasmania - History.  |  Tasmania - History.  |  Tasmania - Economic conditions - History.  |  Tasmania - Politics and government - History.  |  Australian
Terms of Use © Henry Reynolds 2012. 

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