The Companion to Tasmanian History

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The Companion to Tasmanian History was a book produced in 2005 by the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies at the University of Tasmania, in conjunction with the Tasmanian Government celebrations of the Bicentenary of Tasmania.[1]

The project to compile the volume began 2002 with an editorial committee comprising Michael Roe, Henry Reynolds, Stefan Petrow and Alison Alexander from the University of Tasmania, as well as Michael Sprod of Astrolabe Books, and Barbara Valentine from Launceston.

The alphabetical section contains some 1073 articles ranging through biographical sketches, places and issues that cover the whole length of Tasmanian history.

Thematic articles[edit]

Title Author
Aboriginality Jim Everett
Britishness Peter Boyce
Class Shayne Breen
Convicts Hamish Maxwell-Stewart
Economy Bruce Felmingham
Episodes of Thought Michael Roe
Exile Richard Davis
Gender Alison Alexander
Healing Eric Ratcliff
Identity Henry Reynolds
Monuments, Museums and Memory Marilyn Lake
Place Tim Jetson
Religion Richard Ely
Shelter Barry McNeill and Eric Ratcliff
The State Stefan Petrow
Urbanisation Graeme Davison
Van Diemen's Land Ros Haynes

Appendices[edit]

As well as the articles, the volume contains Appendices of Aboriginal places names, and all Government officials and members of Parliament since establishment of the colony.

Publication detail[edit]

Alexander, Alison, ed. (2005). The Companion to Tasmanian History. Hobart, Tasmania: Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies, University of Tasmania. ISBN 1-86295-223-X. OCLC 61888464. 

Digital version[edit]

There was a digital version of the companion produced in 2006 [2]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Alexander, Alison, ed. (2005). "Introduction". The Companion to Tasmanian History. Hobart, Tasmania: Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies, University of Tasmania. ISBN 1-86295-223-X. OCLC 61888464. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Alexander, Alison, 1949 (September 23)-; Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies (2006), The companion to Tasmanian history, Centre for Historical Studies, University of Tasmania, ISBN 978-1-86295-364-2 

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