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Tasmania Book Prize


Boyce, James, Tasmania Book Prize, Tasmanian Government Media Release, Deputy Premier Lara Giddings, MP, Arts Tasmania in partnership with the University of Tasmania, Hobart, April 4 (2009) [Award]


The inaugural Tasmania Book Prize worth $25 000 for the best book with Tasmanian content in any genre has been won by local author James Boyce for his work, Van Diemenís Land. Deputy Premier Lara Giddings presented the prestigious Tasmania Book Prizes today at the Commissariat Store at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. The Tasmania Book Prizes are presented by Arts Tasmania. Prizes are funded by the Tasmanian Government in partnership with the University of Tasmania as part of Ten Days on the Island.

Item Details

Item Type:Award
Keywords:Van Diemen's Land; Australian history; Convicts; British colonialism; Colonial Australia
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:Boyce, James (Mr James Boyce)
ID Code:56718
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Geography and Environmental Studies
Deposited On:2009-05-22
Last Modified:2012-02-08

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