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Queensland Literary Award for History

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Taylor, R, Queensland Literary Award for History, Awarded for 'Into the Heart of Tasmania: A Search for Human Antiquity', The Queensland Literary Awards, Australia, 5 October (2017) [Award]


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Abstract

The Queensland Literary Awards celebrate and promote outstanding Australian writers. The Prize for History recognises an outstanding non-fiction history book by an Australian writer. In Into the Heart of Tasmania, Rebe Taylor tells a story of discovery and realisation. One man's ambition to rewrite the history of human culture inspires an exploration of the controversy stirred by Tasmanian Aboriginal history. It brings to life how Australian and British national identities have been fashioned by shame and triumph over the supposed destruction of an entire race. To reveal the beating of Aboriginal Tasmania is to be confronted with a history that has never ended.

Item Details

Item Type:Award
Keywords:Tasmania History Aboriginal Archaeology anthropology
Research Division:Indigenous Studies
Research Group:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and history
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Understanding past societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's past
UTAS Author:Taylor, R (Dr Rebe Taylor)
ID Code:135927
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2019-11-21
Last Modified:2019-11-22
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