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The Aboriginal / settler clash in Van Diemen's Land, 1803-1831 / N.J.B. Plomley ; with the assistance of Martina Smythe and Caroline Goodall
Bib ID 1803533
Format BookBook
Author
Plomley, N. J. B. (Norman James Brian)
 
Description [Launceston, Tas.] : Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery in association with the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies, University of Tasmania, [1992] 
100 p. : maps ; 30 cm. 
Series

Occasional paper (Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (Launceston, Tas.)) ; no.6.

Summary

Through examining all clashes between Aborigines and settlers, compiling graphs of frequencies and maps of occurrences, shows loss of hunting grounds and threat of starvation main cause of Black War 1824-1831 in Tasmania.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 24.

Subjects Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Treatment.  |  Hunting.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Health status - Nutrition.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1851.  |  Tasmania (Tas)
Other authors/contributors Goodall, Caroline  |  Smythe, Martina  |  Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (Launceston, Tas.)  |  Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies

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