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Book Review : A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope: John Montagu and Sir John Franklin by Craig Joel

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Roe, M (2012) Book Review : A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope: John Montagu and Sir John Franklin by Craig Joel. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 146. pp. 95-96. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

The clash between Sir John Franklin, Lieutenant-Governor
of Van Diemen’s Land 1837–1843, and his ranking
bureaucrat, Colonial Secretary John Montagu, has a long
and distinguished historiography. Joel's book is reviewd by Michael Roe,author and historian, and was formerly
Professor of History at the University of Tasmania from 1975 to
1996. He has a particular interest in Tasmanian history. He is
the recipient of The Royal Society of Tasmania Medal for 2009.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, Franklin, Montagu
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 95-96
ISSN: 0080-4703
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Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2015 22:23
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2015 22:23
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