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A history of Tasmania, Volume I., Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855, Lloyd Robson

Label
A history of Tasmania, Volume I., Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855
Title
A history of Tasmania
Title number
Volume I.
Title part
Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855
Statement of responsibility
Lloyd Robson
Title variation
Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
pages 11-31 : Aboriginal settlement of Tasmania; animals and birds; physical anthropology, clothing, ornaments, body decoration, tribal groups, hunting and gathering; ochre gathering; food; shellfish cooking; fire use; weapons; huts and shelters; water transport; encounters with French explorers; previous European contact -- pages 45-51 : Conflict with the Aborigines : Port Dalrymple; Risdon Cove; relations between colonists and Aboriginal peoples; sealers treatment of Aboriginal women -- page 210: Chapter 11: The destruction of the Aborigines; Governor Arthur proclamation; introduction of martial law; descriptions of various violent encounters and atrocities; George Augustus Robinson's friendly missions; Robinsons observations on abalone fishing, hunting and gathering of Bruny island tribe; weapons; basket making; catamarans construction; habitation in villages; mortality from infectious disease; cremation; settler violence; treatment of Aboriginal women by sealers
Related
Cataloging source
ANB
Dewey number
994.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
DU191
LC item number
.R62 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A history of Tasmania, Volume I., Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855, Lloyd Robson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: p. 559-569
  • Includes index
Contents
Part 1: The first settlements : reconnaissance; Invasion; Conflict with the Aborigines; Enlargement of the beach-heads; Structure of the economy; A bandit society; Convict and free -- part II: The administration of George Arthur : The convict assignment system; Immigrants and colonial society; Land settlement; The destruction of the Aborigines; The economy; Religion and education; Opposition to Arthur -- Part III: The administrators of Franklin and Eardley-Wilmot : Franklin and problems of government; A modicum of culture; Recall of a governor; Convicts, church and state; Depression and dismissal -- Part IV: From Denison to self-government : Denison and public finances; Religion, education and immigration; Legal and administrative problems; Transportation and its abolition; Towards self-government -- Appendices: Chief executives of Van Diemen's Land, 1803-1855 -- Secretaries of state for the colonies 1794-1855 -- Convicts on board the first and last transport ships to Van Diemen's Land
Control code
000002419427
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 632 p.
Isbn
9780195544343
Isbn Type
(set)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)29017247
Label
A history of Tasmania, Volume I., Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855, Lloyd Robson
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: p. 559-569
  • Includes index
Contents
Part 1: The first settlements : reconnaissance; Invasion; Conflict with the Aborigines; Enlargement of the beach-heads; Structure of the economy; A bandit society; Convict and free -- part II: The administration of George Arthur : The convict assignment system; Immigrants and colonial society; Land settlement; The destruction of the Aborigines; The economy; Religion and education; Opposition to Arthur -- Part III: The administrators of Franklin and Eardley-Wilmot : Franklin and problems of government; A modicum of culture; Recall of a governor; Convicts, church and state; Depression and dismissal -- Part IV: From Denison to self-government : Denison and public finances; Religion, education and immigration; Legal and administrative problems; Transportation and its abolition; Towards self-government -- Appendices: Chief executives of Van Diemen's Land, 1803-1855 -- Secretaries of state for the colonies 1794-1855 -- Convicts on board the first and last transport ships to Van Diemen's Land
Control code
000002419427
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 632 p.
Isbn
9780195544343
Isbn Type
(set)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)29017247

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