Last Tasmanian, The (Extinction)

  • 1978 ----- color ----- 62 min ----- 16mm/vhs//
  • Once isolated from the world for 12,000 years, the Tasmanian Aborigine was destroyed within a single lifetime, wiped off the face of the earth by educated British colonists in the name of civilization and Christianity. Dr. Rhys Jones, anthropologist, and Dr. Jim Allen, historian, using careful and painstaking anthropological methodology attempt to solve the puzzle that led to the destruction of an entire race.
  • Topics: (Anthropology, Austronesia, History: British)