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Cranston, CA 2005 , 'Quaker Writers in Tasmania (Australia)', in The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature , Thoemmes Continuum, New York, pp. 1319-1321.

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Examines the relationship between religion, and nature, specifically the Quakers in Van Diemen's Land, to contemporary Quakers in the now-named Tasmania; their relationship with indigenes; with farming practices; and their attitudes towards penal practices.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Cranston, CA
Keywords: Quakers; Tasmania; 'The First Publishers of Truth'; The Friends; nature writing; Francis Cotton; Oyster Bay tribe; Aborigines Protection Society; William Penn; William Lanney; Bruny Island; Jackson Cotton; Timler; Moinee; Woreddy;Dromerdene; George Washington Walker; James Backhouse; Port Arthur; William Levitt Wells; Isabel (Charlotte) Dick; William Shoobridge; Mount Field National Park; Thoreau; Kelsey Aves; Field Naturalists Club; Sir Arthur Eddington; Clive Sansom; Lake Pedder; The United Tasmania Group; Lake Pedder; Franklin River; Francis of Assisi.
Journal or Publication Title: The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature
Publisher: Thoemmes Continuum
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Literature, Religion (orthodoxy and mythology), and Nature

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