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Reliable Mr Robinson and the controversial Dr Jones

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Taylor, R, Reliable Mr Robinson and the controversial Dr Jones, Reading Robinson: companion essays to George Robinson's friendly mission, Monash University Publishing, A Johnston and M Rolls (ed), Clayton, Vic ISBN 978-1-921867-30-9 (2012) [Research Book Chapter]

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Official URL: http://publishing.monash.edu/books/rr-978192186730...

Abstract

RHYS JONESíS ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORK TRANSFORMED how traditional Tasmanian Aboriginal people are understood. As controversial as it was innovative, Jonesís ground-breaking research and dramatic ideas inflamed and inspired his fellow academics, Aboriginal people and the wider populace. Positively or negatively, Jones has influenced almost all subsequent scholarship into Aboriginal Tasmania. What this essay sets out to do is to explore what influenced Jones.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:Tasmanian history, Aboriginal archaeology, George Augustus Robinson, Rhys Jones
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Understanding Past Societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's Past
UTAS Author:Taylor, R (Dr Rebe Taylor)
ID Code:126288
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2018-06-04
Last Modified:2019-11-13
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