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Steps to the scaffold : the untold story of Tasmania's black bushrangers / by Robert Cox
Bib ID 3078193
Format BookBook
Author
Cox, Robert
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description Pawleena, Tas. : Cornhill Publishing, 2004 
v, 169 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0975197703
Summary

Storiesof Musquito, Black Jack, Black Tom, Jack, Black Dick, Pevay and Timmy and their companions and their violent acts against white settlers in Tasmania; race relations, including violence as settlement spread; discusses briefly some of causes of increasingly violent Aboriginal retaliation against white settlers from 1823; discusses differing views of Aboriginals committing violence, arguing that from different viewpoints they can be seen as criminals and bushrangers or heroes and freedom fighters.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 165-166.

Subjects Bushrangers -- Tasmania -- Biography.  |  Bushrangers -- Tasmania -- History.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Aboriginal Tasmanians -- History.  |  Tasmania (Tas)

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