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The Resource The fabrication of Aboriginal history, Vol. 1, Van Diemen's Land 1803-1847, Keith Windschuttle

The fabrication of Aboriginal history, Vol. 1, Van Diemen's Land 1803-1847, Keith Windschuttle

Label
The fabrication of Aboriginal history, Vol. 1, Van Diemen's Land 1803-1847
Title
The fabrication of Aboriginal history
Title number
Vol. 1
Title part
Van Diemen's Land 1803-1847
Statement of responsibility
Keith Windschuttle
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that historians, including Lyndall Ryan and Henry Reynolds, deliberately fabricated evidence in relation to conflict in Tasmania; claims that frontier violence in Tasmania has been overestimated; questions the veracity of research and interpretations of primary sources
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Windschuttle, Keith
Dewey number
994.60049915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Musquito
  • Robinson, George Augustus
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians, Treatment of
  • Historiography
  • Tasmania
Label
The fabrication of Aboriginal history, Vol. 1, Van Diemen's Land 1803-1847, Keith Windschuttle
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [437]-454
Contents
The killing fields at Risdon Cove, May 1804 -- The Black Legend in Van Diemen's Land, 1804-1831 -- Black bushrangers and the outbreak of Aboriginal violence, 1823-1826 -- The guerilla warfare thesis and the motives of the Aborigines, 1824-1831 -- Historical scholarship and the invention of massacre stories, 1815-1830 -- The Black Line and the intentions of the colonial authorities, 1830-1831 -- Black Robinson and the origins of Aboriginal internment, 1829-1847 -- Cape Grim and the credibility of The Conciliator, 1828-1834 -- Settler opinion and the extirpation thesis, 1830-1831 -- The death toll and the demise of the Aboriginal population, 1803-1834 -- The historian as prophet and redeemer -- Epilogue: Heritage, genealogy and black intellectual authoritiarianism
Control code
000024054788
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
472 p., [15] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9781876492052
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The fabrication of Aboriginal history, Vol. 1, Van Diemen's Land 1803-1847, Keith Windschuttle
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [437]-454
Contents
The killing fields at Risdon Cove, May 1804 -- The Black Legend in Van Diemen's Land, 1804-1831 -- Black bushrangers and the outbreak of Aboriginal violence, 1823-1826 -- The guerilla warfare thesis and the motives of the Aborigines, 1824-1831 -- Historical scholarship and the invention of massacre stories, 1815-1830 -- The Black Line and the intentions of the colonial authorities, 1830-1831 -- Black Robinson and the origins of Aboriginal internment, 1829-1847 -- Cape Grim and the credibility of The Conciliator, 1828-1834 -- Settler opinion and the extirpation thesis, 1830-1831 -- The death toll and the demise of the Aboriginal population, 1803-1834 -- The historian as prophet and redeemer -- Epilogue: Heritage, genealogy and black intellectual authoritiarianism
Control code
000024054788
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
472 p., [15] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9781876492052
Other physical details
ill., maps

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