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Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 [Review Essay] The Aboriginal Tasmanians
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'The first edition of The Aboriginal Tasmanians was published in 1981. This second edition contains an updated introduction which brings in current debates on Tasmanian archaeology and history, and concludes with two additional chapters focusing upon recent political movements and the impact of Mabo and Reconciliation. The original structure is retained, commencing with pre-European land use, then moving to the phases of European exploration and expansion, the guerrilla war, Robinson's conciliation, the establishment of the reserves on offshore islands, and finally the growth of Islander culture and Indigenous Tasmanian identity from the nineteenth century to the present.'  (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Australian Aboriginal Studies no. 2 1997 11972235 1997 periodical issue

    'The Reconciliation Convention in Melbourne in May brought together Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in a powerful and moving expression of both achievement and hope. The principal achievement celebrated at the convention was the outcome, on its thirtieth anniversary, of the 1967 Referendum. The hope was that, in the words of a woman from the New South Wales south coast on a different occasion, it would continue, for Indigenous people, to be 'a winnin battle. It used to be a losin battle, but now it's a winnin one.' (Editorial introduction)

    1997
    pg. 60-62
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