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Genocide And Settler Society: Chapter Analysis

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In chapter 5 of Genocide and Settler Society: Frontier Violence and Stolen Indigenous Children in Australian History, the author A. D. Moses uses gathered contributions from many Australian historians in this specific chapter this historian is the influential henry Reynolds, who argues the idea that genocide did exist in Tasmania. This chapter argues the idea that genocide was present in Tasmania and briefly discusses why Tasmania was seen as the perfect place for the thousands of prisoners that were brought over by the British colony. The chapter suggests that while Tasmania is and was an island in the middle of nowhere it was the perfect opportunity for such things (genocide) to occur, just like the Jews and the Nazi’s, a similar occurrence
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