The Resource An island of contentment : a history of Preservation Island / Tim Jetson

An island of contentment : a history of Preservation Island / Tim Jetson

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An island of contentment : a history of Preservation Island / Tim Jetson
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An island of contentment : a history of Preservation Island / Tim Jetson
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History of early European surveying of Preservation Island, Bass Strait; exploitation of resources especially seals; permanent settlement of sealers and their Aboriginal wives; missionary activity and clash between G.A. Robinson and sealers; mutton bird harvesting; development of new culture based on a fusion of traditional Aboriginal and contemporary European societies; island was a centre of community life until the late nineteenth century; environmental history and pastoral use in the twentieth century
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Jetson, Tim
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An island of contentment : a history of Preservation Island / Tim Jetson
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Includes bibliographical references
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M0009275
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0804231
Label
An island of contentment : a history of Preservation Island / Tim Jetson
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
M0009275
System control number
0804231

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