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Pondering the Abyss: the language of settlement on the Hawkesbury

 

Pondering the Abyss: History and the Hawkesbury
Pondering the Abyss: the complete work
Pondering the Abyss: Part 01 findings : Findings provides a relatively short overview of the language of the settlement of the Hawkesbury with a focus on the interaction of settlers and Aborigines.
 
Pondering the Abyss: Part 02a mainstream: Mainstream explores the Biblical and Classical traditions that underpinned European beliefs in monogenesis in a world that consisted of Europe, Africa and Asia.
 
Pondering the Abyss: Part 02b first branch:First branch addresses the emergence of polygenesis as the European discovery of the New World challenged traditional beliefs in monogenesis and a universal flood.
 
Pondering the Abyss: Part 02c second branch: Second branch continues the argument between monogenesiss and polygenesis into the Renaissance and Enlightenment.
Pondering the Abyss Part 02d anastomosis: Anastomosis brings the the varying arguments together to explore the emergence of a language of settlement on the Hawkesbury.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 02e Hawkesbury shoals Hawkesbury Shoals has a particular focus on the use of metaphor in the language of settlement in the latter Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 03 1788 to1793: Part 03 addresses the early exploration of the Hawkesbury.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 04 1793 to 1795: Part 04 addresses the early interaction of Aborigines and settlers on the farms around what is now Windsor.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 05 1796 to 1802:Part 05 has a particular focus on the 1799 trial of five settlers for murdering two Aboriginal lads on an Argyle Reach farm.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 06 1803 to 1811: Part 06 continues to explore the interaction of of the expansion of settlement, drought and conflict.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 07 1813 to 1831:Part 07 addresses the outbreak of hostilities in 1816 and explores the reporting and recording of the conflict.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 08 1832 to 1910: Part 08 is particularly concerned with the use of metaphor as settler society addressed the cataclysmic impact of settlement upon Aboriginal people in the Hawkesbury.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 09 oral histories: Oral histories consists of anonymous recollections and memories of Hawkesbury residents about relations between settlers and Aboriginal people on the Hawkesbury.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 10 what happened 1788 to 1910: What happened is a summary of the events of settlement on the Hawkesbury.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 11 Correspondence and evaluation:Correspondence and evaluation provides opportunities for constructive criticism.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 12 what's new:What's new alerts readers to my constant tinkering.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 13 biographies: Biographies is on my to do list.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 14 map: Map consists of various maps, again it has room for expansion.
Pondering the Abyss: Part 15 reconciliation: Reconciliation is designed for non Aboriginal people working with Aboriginal people.