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On his majesty's service : George Augustus Robinson's first forty years in England and Van Diemen's Land

D'Arcy, Jacqueline


This thesis is a partial biography of George Augustus Robinson. It covers his first forty and then his retirement years. It uncovers Robinson's sophisticated development and management of a global network and interlocking directorate which ultimately led to his appointment as Storekeeper at Brune Island - the humble beginning of his Friendly Missions and career in protectionism. This network also upheld Robinson as an expert on the Tasmanian Aborigines in his later life. Robinson's voice, both...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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