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The Aboriginal discovery and colonisation of Tasmania, John A. Taylor

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The Aboriginal discovery and colonisation of Tasmania
Title
The Aboriginal discovery and colonisation of Tasmania
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John A. Taylor
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Outlines pushing back of dates of earliest human habitation in Australia to 100,000 BCE. or even 175,000 BCE; discusses later arrival of first humans in Tasmania, in circa 40,000 BCE; changing geography and climate and effects of these on humans; routes to Tasmania; Palawa language and place names; evidence of human migration and isolation in Tasmanian Aboriginal languages explored; possible migration of 'Big River Tribe' to new area as result of colonisation; claims Holocene Palawa retained clan structure, never grouping themselves into tribes
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1933-2007
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Taylor, John Albert
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Literary form
non fiction
Label
The Aboriginal discovery and colonisation of Tasmania, John A. Taylor
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Publication
Note
Paper presented to a meeting of the Tasmanian Historical Research Association on 11 March 2003
Label
The Aboriginal discovery and colonisation of Tasmania, John A. Taylor
Publication
Note
Paper presented to a meeting of the Tasmanian Historical Research Association on 11 March 2003

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    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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