George Robinson

George Robinson : Protector of Aborigines

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A greedy, vain and unscrupulous man bent on self-aggrandisment. This controversial study of George ( Black ) Robinson, first Chief Protector of Aborigines in Australia, reveals a man long held to be the worthy civilizer and Christianizer of Tasmanian Aborigines to have been a monster of deceit and a betrayer of those it was his role to protect a man who made perhaps the most repellent contribution of all to what was to become the decimation of Tasmania s Aborigines.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 22.86mm | 317.51g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 2 maps, 30halftones
  • 0522847447
  • 9780522847444
  • 412,310

About Vivienne Rae-Ellis

Vivienne Rae-Ellis had a wide variety of working experience as a professional actress, newspaper columnist, radio script-writer and public relations officer before she began writing books. Among her many published titles are biographies of Trucanini and Louisa Anne Meredith.show more

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