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Historical brevities of Tasmania / written by J. Moore Robinson for the Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau, Hobart
Bib ID 1700773
Format BookBook
Author
Moore-Robinson, J
 
Description Hobart : Govt. Pr., 1937 
121 p. ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Contains 151 paragraphs on topics relating to the history and settlement of Tasmania ; historical places and buildings ; famous people ; Aboriginal history following European settlement and their removal by George Augustus Robinson (paras. 75, 124) ; Truganini, 'the last Aboriginal inhabitant of Tasmania' (para. 75) ; failure of the Black War in 1830 to capture all Tasmanian Aboriginal people (para. 76) ; monument at Bicheno to Waubadebar, an Aboriginal servant (para. 141) ; also includes references to William Buckley and other white men who lived with the Aboriginal people (paras. 67, 83)

Full contents Includes index 
Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Race relations.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Tasmania -- History.  |  Tasmania -- Description and travel.  |  Tasmania (Tas)
Other authors/contributors Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau

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