National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Weep in silence : a history of the Flinders Island Aboriginal settlement ; with the Flinders Island journal of George Augustus Robinson, 1835-1839 / N.J.B. Plomley
Bib ID 1450734
Format BookBook
Description Sandy Bay, Tas. : Blubber Head Press, 1987 
xvi, 1034 p., [30] leaves of plates : ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0908528159
Summary

Comprehensive history of attempts to establish a settlement for Tasmanian Aborigines at Swan Island, Gun Carriage Island, The Lagoons and Wybalenna; discusses living conditions, administration and facilities; removal to Oyster Cove; assessment of the aims and results of the settlement including health, birth-rate, morbidity, government policy and Aboriginal responses; includes the texts of journals and reports by J. Backhouse and G.W. Walker; the Wybalenna journal of George Robinson Jnr, 1839 and the edited transcript of G.A. Robinsons journal, 1835-39, with annotations; Appendices include a list of all Aboriginal names, aliases and biographical information; medical histories, European biographical data, letters of W.J. Darling, material from the Flinders Island chronicle and other Aboriginal writings.

Notes

Limited ed. of 1500 copies plus 25 sets bound in leather , numbered and signed by the editor.

Includes index.

Map on lining papers.

The Flinders Island journal of George Augustus Robinson: p. 293-618.

Extracts from the journal of James Backhouse, 1832: p. 219-279.

Bibliography: p. 1016-1018.

One of library's copies is one of 25 bound in leather.

Subjects Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Tasmania -- Flinders Island -- History.  |  Settlement and contacts - Resettlement and removals.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1788-1850.  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  Health status - Public health.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Tasmania.  |  Demography - Birth rate.  |  Flinders Island (Tas.) -- History.  |  Wybalenna (Flinders Island Tas SK55-02)  |  Swan Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-02)  |  Oyster Cove (SE Tas SK55-08)
Other authors/contributors Plomley, N. J. B. (Norman James Brian)  |  Robinson, George Augustus, 1791-1866
000 02941cam a2200469 a 4500
001 1450734
005 20180905144422.0
008 870225s1987    xnaabch  b    001 0 eng d
019 1 |a26709040
020 |a0908528159|c$145.00 Aust.
035 |9(AuCNLDY)1010201
035 |a1450734
040 |aANB|beng|cANB|dAUC:LSM|dANL
042 |aanuc
043 |au-at-tm
082 0 4 |a994.6/70049915|219
245 0 0 |aWeep in silence :|ba history of the Flinders Island Aboriginal settlement ; with the Flinders Island journal of George Augustus Robinson, 1835-1839 /|cN.J.B. Plomley.
260 |aSandy Bay, Tas. :|bBlubber Head Press,|c1987.
300 |axvi, 1034 p., [30] leaves of plates :|bill., facsims., maps, ports. ;|c25 cm.
500 |aLimited ed. of 1500 copies plus 25 sets bound in leather , numbered and signed by the editor.
500 |aIncludes index.
500 |aMap on lining papers.
500 |aThe Flinders Island journal of George Augustus Robinson: p. 293-618.
500 |aExtracts from the journal of James Backhouse, 1832: p. 219-279.
504 |aBibliography: p. 1016-1018.
520 |aComprehensive history of attempts to establish a settlement for Tasmanian Aborigines at Swan Island, Gun Carriage Island, The Lagoons and Wybalenna; discusses living conditions, administration and facilities; removal to Oyster Cove; assessment of the aims and results of the settlement including health, birth-rate, morbidity, government policy and Aboriginal responses; includes the texts of journals and reports by J. Backhouse and G.W. Walker; the Wybalenna journal of George Robinson Jnr, 1839 and the edited transcript of G.A. Robinsons journal, 1835-39, with annotations; Appendices include a list of all Aboriginal names, aliases and biographical information; medical histories, European biographical data, letters of W.J. Darling, material from the Flinders Island chronicle and other Aboriginal writings.
650 0 |aAboriginal Tasmanians|zTasmania|zFlinders Island|xHistory.
650 7 |aSettlement and contacts - Resettlement and removals.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGovernment policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1788-1850.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSocioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aHealth status - Public health.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGovernment policy - State and territory - Tasmania.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aDemography - Birth rate.|2aiatsiss
651 0 |aFlinders Island (Tas.)|xHistory.
651 7 |aWybalenna (Flinders Island Tas SK55-02)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aSwan Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-02)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aOyster Cove (SE Tas SK55-08)|2aiatsisp
700 1 |aPlomley, N. J. B.|q(Norman James Brian)
700 1 |aRobinson, George Augustus,|d1791-1866.
900 |aOne of library's copies is one of 25 bound in leather.
984 |aANL|cNL 994.670049915 W397
984 |aANL|cSR 994.670049915 W397
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.