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Down home : revisiting Tasmania / Peter Conrad
Bib ID 453377
Format BookBook
Author
Conrad, Peter, 1948-
 
Description London : Chatto & Windus, 1988 
vi, 232 p. : maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0701132531
Summary

Historical, geographical and autobiographical exploration of Tasmania ; includes chapter entitled "Last of the Tasmanians", discussing the plight of the Tasmanian Aboriginal people, Trucanini, and the author's encounter with an Aboriginal matriarch.

Subjects Conrad, Peter, 1948-  |  Race relations - Attitudes.  |  Settlement and contacts - Penal colonies / Convicts.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Environment - Conservation - Forests.  |  Environment - Conservation - Conservation areas.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation.  |  Tasmania -- Description and travel.  |  Tasmania (Tas)

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