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The history of Tasmania / by John West
Bib ID 1090939
Format BookBook
Author
West, John, 1809-1873
 
Description Launceston, Tasmania : Henry Dowling, 1852 
2 volumes ; 23 cm. 
Summary

v. 2: Tasman's account of natives; complete account of their general life, customs and beliefs; history of their extinction.

Notes

Library's Whelan copy inscribed and signed by the author.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 18351

Subjects Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Legal status, laws, etc.  |  Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Social conditions -- 1803-1900.  |  Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Treatment.  |  Zoology -- Tasmania.  |  Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Government policy.  |  History.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Cremation.  |  Habitation.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Daily life.  |  Language.  |  Human biology - Physical anthropology.  |  Tasmania -- History -- To 1803.  |  Tasmania -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1851.  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Flinders Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-02)

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    Copy: (hbk) Vol. 1
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