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Tasmanian Historical Studies Vol 13, 2008






Tasmanian Historical Studies - Vol. 13, 2008


Multiple Authors


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  • Introduction: Caroline Evans
  • Geoffrey Blainey
    'Tasmania, Tasmania1' the Birth of a Book
  • Susan Lawrence
    A Maritime Empire: Archaeological Evidence for Van Diemen's Land Whaling in the Southen Oceans
  • Richard Tuffin
    'Where the vicissitudes of day and night are not known': Convict Coal Mining in Van Diemen's Land, 1822-1848
  • Marian Walker
    'The Switzerland of the South'? Thomas Cook and the Institutionalisation of Tourism in Late Nineteenth Century Tasmania
  • Joan Holloway
    Curiosity, Collections, and William Legrand: Aspects of a Tasmanian Career, 1855 to 1902
  • Toni Sherwood
    'With a Constitution and Prospects Blighted': Annie Baxter's Imperial Career, 1834-1838
Additional Article
  • Charlie Fox
    Exploring 'Amentia' in the Tasmanian Convict System, 1824-1890
Book Reviews
  • Kristyn Harman
    Ian McFarlane, Beyond Awakening: the Aboriginal Tribes of North West Tasmania, a History
  • Grace Karskens
    Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, Closing Hell's Gates: the Death of a Convict Station
  • Paul Pickering
    James Boyce, Van Diemen's Land
  • Michael Roe
    John Currey (ed.), Reminiscences of Early Hobart Town 1804-1810
  • Alison Alexander
    Marilyn Quirk, Echoes on the Mountain: Remarkable Migrant Stories from the Hydro Villages of the Tasmanian Central Highlands
  • Stefan Petrow
    Craig AJ Stockings, The Torch and the Sword: A History of the Army Cadet Movement in Australia
  • Stefan Petrow
    Deborah Gare and David Ritter (eds.), Making Australian History: Perspectives on the Past Since 1788