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The history, politics, and economy of Tasmania in the literature, 1856-1959.

Elizabeth Flinn

The history, politics, and economy of Tasmania in the literature, 1856-1959.

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Published by University of Tasmania in Hobart .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tasmania
    • Subjects:
    • Tasmania -- Bibliography.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ4311 .F56
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 119 p.
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5225238M
      LC Control Number75216094

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The history, politics, and economy of Tasmania in the literature, 1856-1959. by Elizabeth Flinn Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The History of Tasmania, completed edition, annotated by John West. The first reported sighting of Tasmania by a European was on 24 November by the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, who named the island Anthoonij van Diemenslandt, after his sponsor, the Governor and economy of Tasmania in the literature the Dutch East by: Page - Petrels as we had never seen equalled.

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