Black War

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Fought between Aborigines and Europeans in Van Diemen's Land during the 1820s, led to the near destruction of the Tasmanian Aborigines. Despite the effective guerrilla-style attacks, ultimately it was the ...

Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

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