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The road to here: rivers were the highways of Australiaís colonial history


Wegman, I, The road to here: rivers were the highways of Australia's colonial history, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 2 october 2018 (2018) [Magazine Article]

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On November 2, 1816, Charles Repeat, "a poor old man", was driving his masterís cart along the short route between Hobart and New Town in Van Diemenís Land (Tasmania). He accidentally drove over a small tree stump, and was thrown from the cart and killed immediately.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:colonialism, history, Tasmania, rivers, environmental
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Heritage
Objective Field:Heritage not elsewhere classified
Author:Wegman, I (Miss Imogen Wegman)
ID Code:128781
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2018-10-12
Last Modified:2018-10-12

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