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ERIC Number: ED334104
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 82
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7246-1344-7
Port Arthur Alive: Exploring Past and Present, 5. Profiles.
Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Part 5 of this five part project helps students of the Tasmanian region of Australia explore the history of Port Arthur, a 19th century penal colony located in Tasmania. The project is based on three ideas: (1) studying history can be educational and enjoyable; (2) imagination is an essential part of studying history; and (3) history is most of all a means by which to seek to understand the present--one's self and society as it exists now. Part 5 of the project contains 35 profiles of Port Arthur residents: convicts, military personnel, and free persons. (DB)
Marketing Officer, Department of Education and the Arts, 71 Letitia, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 7000 ($35.00 Australian for 5 parts).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia (Tasmania); Nineteenth Century History
Note: For related documents, see SO 021 198-201.