'Me write myself' : the free aboriginal inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land at Wybalenna, 1832-47 / Leonie Stevens.

Author
Stevens, Leonie, 1962- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Clayton, Victoria, Australia : Monash University Publishing, 2017.
Description
xliv, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Summary note
A book to challenge the traditional notion of the the aboriginal inhabitants of Wybalenna as hopeless, dispossessed and illiterate. Author Leonie Stevens draws together written records including items in the Flinders Island Chronicle, sermons, letters and petitions to give the community a voice they have never been acknowledged as having. Seen through their own writing, the community can be seen for the first time as vibrant, complex and evolving.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9781925495638
  • 1925495639
OCLC
1011324118
Other standard number
  • 40027710366
RCP
C - S