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Truth-telling - History, sovereignty and the Uluru statement
Added: Jun 3, 2021
 
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The historical record shows that the argument of the Uluru Statement from the Heart is stronger than many people imagine and the centuries-long legal position about British claims to the land far less imposing than it appears.

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Love, Passion and Cruelty in Van Diemen's Land
Added: May 19, 2021
 
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A selection of George Meredith's love letters to his wife Mary covering the colonial period of 1823 to 1836.

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150 Years of Railways in Tasmania - softcover
Added: Mar 15, 2021
 
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A comprehensive and well illustrated history of Tasmanian railways.

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Non fiction titles principally relating to the history of Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania.

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A History of Campbell Town - The Children of Erin
 
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Stories of the early settlers of Campbell Town that are designed to shed light on this Northern Midlands town from its earliest years through to modern times.

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A History of Tasmania
 
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Henry Reynold's history of Tasmania charts the history of Tasmania from the arrival of European maritime expeditions in the late 18th century, through to the modern day.

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Enterprise, Risk and Ruin - the Stagecoach and the Development of Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania
 
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How the stage coach played a pivotal role in the history and economic development of Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania.

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Fight the Fiery Fiend - Colonial Fire Fighting 1803-1883
 
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A history of how the early European settlers in Van Diemen's Land fought fires, including those on ships in the River Derwent.

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Levee, Line and Martial Law - a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832
 
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This is the story of the Mairremmener people, better known as the Oyster Bay Tribe and the Big River Tribe, but by reason of a common language and a single culture, one group, one people.

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Pathfinders in Tasmanian Botany
 
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An honour roll of people connected through naming Tasmanian plants - botanists, scientists, plant collectors, botanical artists and supporters of botanical research - published by the Tasmanian Arboretum Inc.

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Thanks to Providence
 
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A history of Falmouth, a small seaside town on Tasmania's East Coast and its people.

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The Hamilton Literary Society 120 Years On
 
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A history of Tasmania's Hamilton Literary Society from 1990 to 2009.

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The Usurper - Jorgen Jorgenson
 
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The turbulent life of renowned convict Jorgen Jorgenson in Iceland and Van Diemen's Land 1780-1841.

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Watcher of the Skies - Alfred Barrett Biggs
 
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The story of Alfred Barrett Biggs, pioneer in astronomy, seismology and telecommunications.

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