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A History of Tasmania from its discovery in 1642 to the present time.

By: FENTON, James.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 36052


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 1.) First published Hobart, 1884 (Ferguson 9580). 462pp, folding map, 4 colour (Bock aboriginal portraits) & one b&w (James 'Philosopher' Smith) plates. Brown cloth, lettered & ruled in black (as issued, without dustwrapper). A very good to fine clean copy. View more info

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A History of Tasmania from its discovery in 1642 to the present time.

By: FENTON, James

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 36094


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 1.) First published Hobart, 1884 (Ferguson 9580). De Luxe issue: #23 of 100 copies thus. 462pp, folding map, 4 coloured plates (Bock aboriginal portraits) & one other (James 'Philosopher' Smith). Full dark blue leather, blind-stamped decorations, spine label and raised bands, with the publisher's plain card sleeve. A fine clean copy. View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol 2 no 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1989-90

Seller ID: 7483


95pp. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued. Very good. ***Papers: Aboriginal migration patterns; VDL & Port Phillip; British migration to Australia; Conditions for workers in Australia 1900-50; Treatment of convicts. View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol 3, no 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1991-92

Seller ID: 7486


98pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Papers: Britain's Imperialism of Free Trade; Neoclassicism & Colonial Discourse; Convicts & New World Nationalism; Sport & Irish-Australian nationalism; The Greens in Tasmania politics; Aboriginal-European relations; Perceptions of women's role in Tasmania. View more info

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Grease and Ochre : the blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier.

By: CAMERON, Patsy.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Launceston, Fullers Bookshop / Riawunna: 2016

Seller ID: 34759


(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania: 3.) Reprint. Small 4to. 176pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994561121 ***Cameron's work examines the tribes of north-east Tasmania and the community founded by the 'Straitsmen' and their Aboriginal wives on the islands of Bass Strait in the early 19th century. View more info

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Grease and Ochre : the blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier.

By: CAMERON, Patsy.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Launceston, Fullers Bookshop / Riawunna: 2011

Seller ID: 35899


(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania: 3.) Small 4to. 176pp, illustrated. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy of the original issue (that is, not the lesser quality print-on-demand reprint). ISBN 0980472024 ***Cameron's work examines the tribes of north-east Tasmania and the community founded by the 'Straitsmen' and their Aboriginal wives on the islands of Bass Strait in the early 19th century. View more info

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Historical Records of Australia [III/9]. Resumed Series III. Despatches and papers relating to the history of Tasmania. Volume IX. Tasmania, January - December 1830.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Peter Chapman.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 21403


1091pp, endpaper maps. Blue cloth-textured papered boards, spine gilt (as issued, without dustwrapper). A fine clean copy. ISBN 0522851886 ***Produced by working parties attached to the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, and the third of the resumed series relating to the colonial history of Van Diemen's Land. More volumes are in preparation. A major focus of 1830 was the Black Line - the military operations against the Aboriginal population. View more info

Image for Historical Records of Australia [III/9]. Resumed Series III. Despatches and Papers Relating to the History of Tasmania. Volume IX. Tasmania, January - December 1830.

Historical Records of Australia [III/9]. Resumed Series III. Despatches and Papers Relating to the History of Tasmania. Volume IX. Tasmania, January - December 1830.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Peter Chapman.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 27497


1091pp, endpaper maps. Blue cloth-textured papered boards, a few minor marks, spine gilt (as issued, without dustwrapper). Inscribed by the editor to a colleague from the project. A very good clean copy ISBN 0522851886 ***Produced by working parties attached to the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, and the third of the resumed series relating to the colonial history of Van Diemen's Land. More volumes are in preparation. A major focus of 1830 was the Black Line - the military operations against the Aboriginal population. View more info

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Into the Heart of Tasmania : a search for human antiquity.

By: TAYLOR, Rebe.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 2017

Seller ID: 35069


270pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0522867960 ***In 1908 English gentleman, Ernest Westlake, packed a tent, a bicycle and forty tins of food and sailed to Tasmania. On mountains, beaches and in sheep paddocks he collected over 13,000 Aboriginal stone tools. Westlake believed he had found the remnants of an extinct race whose culture was akin to the most ancient Stone Age Europeans. But in the remotest corners of the island Westlake encountered living Indigenous communities. Into the Heart of Tasmania tells a story of discovery and realisation. One man's ambition to rewrite the h... View more info

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Land Settlement in Early Tasmania : creating an Antipodean England.

By: MORGAN, Sharon.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Cambridge University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 35914


(Studies in Australian History.) 214pp, 8 plates, 7 maps, 17 tables. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0521390311 ***The first detailed examination of land alienation and land use by white settlers in an Australian colony; dealing with the effects of the European invasion on Aboriginal society, the early history of environmental degradation, the island's social history and the growth of primary industry. View more info

Image for Levee, Line and Martial Law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832.

Levee, Line and Martial Law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832.

By: CALDER, Graeme.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Fullers Bookshop: 2009

Seller ID: 27817


(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania, 2.) Large 8vo. 321pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0646530852 ***The story of the 'fast-moving and terrible fate' that befell the people better known as the Oyster Bay and Big River tribes. View more info

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Musquito : brutality and exile. Aboriginal resistance in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.

By: POWELL. Michael

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2016

Seller ID: 34912


(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania, 4.) Small 4to. 222pp, illustrated. Soft covers with French flaps. Fine (new). ISBN 099456113X View more info

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Nekah : a history of Herrick.

By: CARINS, Peter.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Winnaleah, Tasmania, Author?: 1999

Seller ID: 36102


4to. 54pp, coloured frontis & b&w illustrations. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646382543 ***In north-eat Tasmania. 'Nekah' is Aboriginal for 'round hill'. View more info

Tasman's Landing Place.

By: HALLIGAN, G.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1926

Seller ID: 6724


RSTPP for 1925, pp 195-202, with map. Original wrappers, as issued. Very good. ***Also in this issue: 'Some Notes on a Tasmanian Aboriginal Skull' by H.H. Scott & R. McClinton; 'Notes on the currency of early Tasmania' by John Reynolds; and R.W Giblin on Charles O'Hara Booth - and much natural history. View more info

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Tasmanian Aborigines : a history since 1803.

By: RYAN, Lyndall.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2012

Seller ID: 30370


8vo. 418pp, illustrated, maps, bibliography, index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 1742370683 *** Not a revised edition of the author's The Aboriginal Tasmanians - published in 1982 and updated with two new chapters in 1996 - but an entirely reworked account of the Tasmanians after the arrival of the British settlers/invaders using new research and writings. Ryan brings the story of the contemporary Aboriginal community right up to date and makes her contribution to the sometimes bitter historiographical debates of recent years. The sub-title notwithstanding, the first chapter provides a deta... View more info

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

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2006

Seller ID: 22771


Small 4to. 85pp, illus. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***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 poison... View more info

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Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 21 (2016). Personalities and processes in Tasmanian history.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2016

Seller ID: 35744


Small 4to. 106pp, b&w photographic illustrations. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Lord Hobart and Tasmania (Currey); Philip Palmer and religious disputation in VDL (Graham); The Franchise of the Tasmanian Legislative Council 1856 (Roberts); Photography and trauma in Aboriginal Tasmania (Gleeson); Hohepa te Umuroa's invented 'wife' Te Rai (Harman). View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 5, no 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1997

Seller ID: 7490


Continuing the Bulletin for the Centre of Tasmanian Historical Studies. 196pp. Soft covers (a new, larger format). ***Papers: Gender and historical practice; Aboriginal biographies; Historians and ecological history; Religion at Macquarie Harbour; Christian Brethren in Tasmanian frontier settlements; the Franklins; Health care in 19thC Tasmania; The move of University of Tasmania from the Domain to Sandy Bay; Tasmanian Libraries Act 1943 & book reviews. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 6, no 1.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1998

Seller ID: 7491


102pp. Soft covers. Very good. ***Papers: The crimes of D'Arcy Wentworth; Aboriginal identity and nationality; The Vandemonian spirit and the Law; the politics of Australian federation in the 1880s and the 1990s; the Tasmanian legacy of the convict system; Tasmanian street children and social policy in the 1890s; the authentic Van Diemen's Land convict voice. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 9. Family and Gender in Australia and Tasmania.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2004

Seller ID: 18259


Small 4to. 147pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes papers from the Centre's 2003 conference, as well as three from the special 'Windschuttle debate' conference in Launceston May 2003. Anna Haebich: 'Bridging the Gap - Assimilation and Aboriginal Women and Their Households'. Patricia Grimshaw and Sharon Low: 'Looking Again at the Women's Vote in Tasmania'. Marilyn Lake: 'Translating Needs into Rights - Race, Manhood and the Family Wage'. Andrew Piper: 'Admission to Charitable Institutions in Colonial Tasmania - from Individual Failing to Social Problem'. Dianne Snowden: 'Convict Marriage... View more info

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The Fabric of Launceston : a collaborative community history.

By: DUNNING, Tom; Barbara Valentine & Paul Richards (eds)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, LGH Historical Committee: 2016

Seller ID: 34789


First printing of 300 copies. Small 4to. 306pp, a few illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994538669 ***Over 50 authors have contributed short essays on the aboriginal, convict, colonial, social, transport, business, religious, institutional, cultural, sporting etc etc history of Tasmania's 'northern capital'. View more info

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The Flow of Culture : Tasmanian studies.

By: Roe, M. (ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Academy of the Humanities: 1987

Seller ID: 28797


(Occasional Paper No 4.) 146pp, 8pp b&w illustrated section, locality map. Soft covers, spine and front unevenly faded; otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Articles: 'The Burden of Tasmanian History' [Foreword], by Michael Roe; 'Hunting Forbears' by Rhys Jones; 'Devils and Horses: religious and creative life in Tasmanian Aboriginal society', by Julia Clark; 'The British Contributions 1803-1855', by Alan Shaw; 'Damnosa Hereditas? Tasmania's British Heritage in the later Nineteenth Century', by Lloyd Robson, 'Books and Readers in Colonial Tasmania', by Wallace Kirsop; 'A Complicated Joy: the... View more info

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The Flow of Culture : Tasmanian Studies.

By: Roe, M. (ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Academy of the Humanities: 1987

Seller ID: 17283


(Occasional Paper no 4.) 146pp, 8pp b&w illustrated section, locality map. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Articles: 'The Burden of Tasmanian History' [Foreword], by Michael Roe; 'Hunting Forbears' by Rhys Jones; 'Devils and Horses: religious and creative life in Tasmanian Aboriginal society', by Julia Clark; 'The British Contributions 1803-1855', by Alan Shaw; 'Damnosa Hereditas? Tasmania's British Heritage in the later Nineteenth Century', by Lloyd Robson, 'Books and Readers in Colonial Tasmania', by Wallace Kirsop; 'A Complicated Joy: the aesthetic theory of Associationism and its i... View more info

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The Roof of Tasmania : a history of the Central Plateau.

By: JETSON, Tim.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Launceston, Pelion Press: 1989

Seller ID: 35892


Small 4to. 174pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0731672143 ***The only thorough work on this 'remote and little-known region of rugged beauty and unpredictable weather': the Aboriginal inhabitants; European exploration; bushrangers; the development of the pastoral, fishing and fur industries; and the generation of hydro-electricity. View more info

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Van Diemen's Land : an aboriginal history.

By: JOHNSON, Murray & Ian McFarlane.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, New South: 2015

Seller ID: 33692


454pp, colour plates. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1742234216 View more info