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Levée, line and martial law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832

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Calder, GK (2009) Levée, line and martial law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832. PhD thesis, University of Tasmania.

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Abstract

The history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener People is an analogue for the histories of indigenous peoples in all those lands seized by the British under the cloak of the ideology of imperialism and the conceit of the superiority of Western culture. In Van Diemen's Land in the years between 1803 and 1832, the Mairremmener People suffered the brunt of colonial expansion, and were its prime victims. Their history is the substance of this thesis.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Robinson, George Augustus, 1791-1866, Aboriginal Tasmanians, Aboriginal Tasmanians, Aboriginal Tasmanians
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Thesis (PhD)--University of Tasmania, 2009. Includes bibliographical references

Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2014 00:57
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2017 01:49
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