Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 11 (2006). A Desolate, Howling Wilderness? Environmental history in Tasmania and beyond.

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Small 4to. 85pp, illus. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes four papers from the Centre's 2005 conference, and two additional articles: Tom Griffiths - The Breath of Antarctica. Grace Karskens - Nefarious geographies: convicts and the Sydney environment in the early colonial period. Tim Jetson - 'Things of Native Worth and Beauty': the environmental attitudes of H.D. Atkinson. Roger Kellway - 'Sorry for Seals and Sea Birds': Tasmania, New Zealand and the management of Macquarie Island 1890-1894. Peter Dowling - Mercury Poisoning at Oyster Cove?: suspected cases of unintended poisoning of Tasmanian Aboriginal internees. Keith Adkins - Scottish Enlightenment ideals and traditions in colonial Tasmania.

Title: Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 11 (2006). A Desolate, Howling Wilderness? Environmental history in Tasmania and beyond.

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Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2006

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Keywords: aborigines antarctica cat51 convicts cultural history enlightenment environment history macquarie island polar sydney tasmania urban history Van Diemen's Land,