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Lyndall Ryan Lyndall Ryan i(A72667 works by)
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Lyndall Ryan was Professor of Australian Studies at University of Newcastle in 2003 and in 2011 was an Honorary Conjoint Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Newcastle.

Ryan has published widely on massacre on the colonial frontiers in New South Wales and Tasmania. In 2012, she published Tasmanian Aborigines: A History Since 1803. In 2017, she launched the first stage of an online digital map of frontier massacres in Eastern Australia from 1788 to 1872.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 recipient Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in recognition of her "significant service to higher education, particularly to Indigenous history and women's studies.
2018 recipient Australian Academy of the Humanities Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Tasmanian Aborigines : A History Since 1803 Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2012 7435325 2012 single work criticism

'Tasmanian Aborigines were driven off their land so white settlers could produce fine wool for the English textile mills. By the time Truganini died in 1876, they were considered to be extinct. Yet like so many other claims about them, this was wrong.'

'Far from disappearing, the Tasmanian Aborigines actively resisted settler colonialism from the outset and have consistently campaigned for their rights and recognition as a distinct people through to the present.'

'The author tells the story of the Aboriginal people of Tasmania, from before the arrival of the first whites to current political agendas. Tasmania has been the cradle of race relations in Australia, and their struggle for a place in their own country offers insights into the experiences of Aboriginal people nation-wide.' (Source: Publishers website)

2013 shortlisted Ernest Scott Prize
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