The last man : a British genocide in Tasmania /

Little more than seventy years after the British settled Van Diemen's Land (later Tasmania) in 1803, its indigenous population had been virtually wiped out. Yet this genocide - one of the earliest of the modern era - is virtually forgotten in Britain today. The Last Man is the first book specif...

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Main Author: Lawson, Tom.
Format: eBook
Published: London : I.B. Tauris, 2014.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Plates; Introduction From Thinking about Britain and the Holocaust to Writing about Genocide in the British World; One Defining Terms; Two Genocide in Van Diemen's Land; Three Ethnic Cleansing; Four Cultural Genocide; Five 'We have exterminated the race in Van Diemen's Land': Genocide in British Culture; Six Coming to Terms with the Past?; Conclusion A British Genocide in Tasmania; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; List of Plates.