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Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Weep in Silence : a History of the Flinders Island Aboriginal Settlement with the Flinders Island Journal of George Augustus Robinson, 1835-1839
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'Comprehensive history of attempts to establish a settlement for Tasmanian Aborigines at Swan Island, Gun Carriage Island, The Lagoons and Wybalenna; discusses living conditions, administration and facilities; removal to Oyster Cove; assessment of the aims and results of the settlement including health, birth-rate, morbidity, government policy and Aboriginal responses; includes the texts of journals and reports by J. Backhouse and G.W. Walker; the Wybalenna journal of George Robinson Jnr, 1839 and the edited transcript of G.A. Robinsons journal, 1835-39, with annotations; Appendices include a list of all Aboriginal names, aliases and biographical information; medical histories, European biographical data, letters of W.J. Darling, material from the Flinders Island chronicle and other Aboriginal writings.' (Source: TROVE)


  • Other formats: Also e-book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,: Blubber Head Press , 1987 .
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      Extent: xvi, 1034p.
      Description: illus., map, ports.
      • Sequel to: Friendly Mission
      ISBN: 0908528159, 9780908528158
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  • Flinders Island, Bass Strait Islands, Tasmania,
  • 1835-1839
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