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The Resource Levee, line and martial law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832, Graeme Calder

Levee, line and martial law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832, Graeme Calder

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Levee, line and martial law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832
Title
Levee, line and martial law
Title remainder
a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832
Statement of responsibility
Graeme Calder
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
History of the dispossession of the Mairremmener (Oyster Bay) people of Tasmania as a paradigm of the British imperial ideology; cultural context of the Mairremmener - interpretations of Tasmanian Aboriginal culture - fish eating, firestick farming, adaptation, exchange, roads and relation to land, diet and economy; European exploration and early colonial contacts; survey of ethnographic accounts - Collins, Knopwood, Jorgenson, Ross, Robertson, Robinson; meaning of cultural change - adaptation, acculturation and colonisation; conflicts of humanitarianism and colonialism; administration of Governor Arthur - religion as a civilising instrument; relations with the Aborigines - removal of children, violence (Risdon Cove affray); relations with sealers and bushrangers; abduction of children; attacks of Mosquito (Yerrangoulaga); appointment of Governor Arthur - humanitarian and policy conflicts; proclamation of martial law; the Black Line and Freycinet campaigns; Robinson's missions; establishment of Oyster Cove; assessment of Aboriginal resistance - leadership; Flinders Island
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
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Calder, Graeme
Dewey number
994.60049915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians, Treatment of
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Tasmania
Target audience
general
Label
Levee, line and martial law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832, Graeme Calder
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography (p. 291-304)
Contents
Appendix 2: Names and details of the Mairremmener people exiled to Wybalenna settlement, Flinders Island
Control code
000045384449
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 321 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780646530857
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)554530613
Label
Levee, line and martial law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832, Graeme Calder
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography (p. 291-304)
Contents
Appendix 2: Names and details of the Mairremmener people exiled to Wybalenna settlement, Flinders Island
Control code
000045384449
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 321 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780646530857
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)554530613

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