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Researcher: Adkins, KE (Dr Keith Adkins)

Fields of Research

Australian history

Research Objectives

Understanding Australia's past
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Books, Libraries, and Reading in Colonial Tasmania; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Convict probation station libraries in Colonial Tasmania; Script & Print
Early Community-Based Libraries
For the best of reasons: the Evandale Subscription Library 1847-1861
John Glover and his books; Script and Print: Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand
Orger and Meryon: Booksellers to the Colony; Books and Empire: Textual Production, Distribution and Consumption in Colonial and Postcolonial Countries
Reading in Colonial Tasmania: the Early Years of the Evandale Subscription Library; Ancora Press - Monash University
Robert Wales and the Van Diemen's Land Warriors; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Scottish Enlightenment Ideals and Traditions in Colonial Tasmania; Tasmanian Historical Studies
The Ferrar Diaries: William Moore Ferrar and his Books; Script & Print

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision