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Author Plomley, N. J. B. (Norman James Brian)

Title Weep in silence : a history of the Flinders Island Aboriginal settlement with the Flinders Island Journal of George Augustus Robinson, 1835-1839 / N. J. B. Plomley, editor
Published Sandy Bay, Tas. : Blubber Head Press, 1987


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 W'PONDS  994.670049915 Plo  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 1034 pages, 30 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents Includes index
Summary Comprehensive history of attempts to establish a settlement for Tasmanian Aborigines at Swan Island, Gun Carriage Island, The Lagoons and Wybalenna; discusses living conditions, administration and facilities; removal to Oyster Cove; assessment of the aims and results of the settlement including health, birth-rate, morbidity, government policy and Aboriginal responses; includes the texts of journals and reports by J. Backhouse and G.W. Walker; the Wybalenna journal of George Robinson Jnr, 1839 and the edited transcript of G.A. Robinsons journal, 1835-39, with annotations; Appendices include a list of all Aboriginal names, aliases and biographical information; medical histories, European biographical data, letters of W.J. Darling, material from the Flinders Island chronicle and other Aboriginal writings
Notes '1835-1839 journal' / George Augustus Robinson: p. 293-618
'Edition... limited to 1500 copies, plus 25 sets bound in full leather, numbered and signed by the author'- half t.p. verso
Bibliography Bibliography
Includes index
Notes RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Robinson, George Augustus, -1866.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Flinders Island (Tas.) -- History.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- History -- Sources.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- History.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Australia -- Flinders Island (Tas.) -- History.
Flinders Island (Tas.) -- History.
Tasmania -- History.
Author Robinson, George Augustus, -1866.
Blubber Head Press
ISBN 0908528159
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