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The Resource George Augustus Robinson, Allan Drummond ; illustrated by Cristina Movileanu

George Augustus Robinson, Allan Drummond ; illustrated by Cristina Movileanu

Label
George Augustus Robinson
Title
George Augustus Robinson
Statement of responsibility
Allan Drummond ; illustrated by Cristina Movileanu
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
George Augustus Robinson was appointed Protector of Aborigines in Van Diemen's land and in the Port Phillip district in the 1830s and 1840s. He wasn't much of a protector! In truth, no individual could have done much better. There was a war on: a battle over the land, in which the Aboriginal people were outnumbered and outgunned. On the positive side, George did try to understand the culture and language of the Aboriginal people with whom he came into contact. Not many others did! This little book is a small step towards righting an old wrong
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
ANL
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Drummond, Allan
Dewey number
994.02092
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For children
Literary form
non fiction
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Movileanu, Cristina
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  • Robinson, George Augustus
  • Lanne, William
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Pioneers
  • Australia
Target audience
juvenile
Label
George Augustus Robinson, Allan Drummond ; illustrated by Cristina Movileanu
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Terra Nullius -- A free settler -- Getting to know you -- Flinders Island -- William Lanne -- Chief protector -- Across the Yarra -- Fudge -- There was a war -- index
Control code
000057301088
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
68 pages
Isbn
9781876460167
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)947953987
Label
George Augustus Robinson, Allan Drummond ; illustrated by Cristina Movileanu
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Terra Nullius -- A free settler -- Getting to know you -- Flinders Island -- William Lanne -- Chief protector -- Across the Yarra -- Fudge -- There was a war -- index
Control code
000057301088
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
68 pages
Isbn
9781876460167
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)947953987

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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