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Researcher: Walker, MJ (Dr Marian Walker)

Fields of Research

Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Historical Studies
Heritage and Cultural Conservation
Studies in Human Society

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Understanding Australia's Past
Conserving Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage
Heritage
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society

Career Best Publications

'The Switzerland of the South'? Thomas Cook and the Institutionalisation of Tourism in Late Nineteenth Century Tasmania; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Cities as creative spaces for cultural tourism: a plea for the consideration of history; Pasos
The Road to Eden: the Pioneer Avenue between Launceston and Hobart; Tasmanian Historical Studies

Research Publications

'A Monument to Enterprise': Frank Walker and Sons, Nurserymen and Florists 1874-1941; The Kaleidoscope of Launceston: Shedding More Light on the Fabric
'Come to Tasmania the Wonderland': Tasmanian Travel Posters 1920s-1950s
'From the 'Dunghill of England' to the 'Jewel of the Commonwealth': Using the Concept of Tourism Image to Explore Identity and Tourism in 19th-Century and early 20th-Century Tasmania ; Tourism and Visual Culture, Volume 2: Methods and Cases
'Port Arthur and Tasmanian Tourist Guidebooks' 'Radio Interview with Helen Shield
'The Switzerland of the South'? Thomas Cook and the Institutionalisation of Tourism in Late Nineteenth Century Tasmania; Tasmanian Historical Studies
A Call to Protect the Pioneer Avenue
An Inexhaustible Gold Mine: Tourism in Launceston 1806-2015; The Fabric of Launceston: A Collaborative Community History
Avenue in Eden: Planting Paradise in Tasmania
Cities as Creative Spaces for Cultural Tourism: A Plea for the Consideration of History; Cities as Creative Spaces for Cultural Tourism
Cities as creative spaces for cultural tourism: a plea for the consideration of history; Pasos
Evelyn Temple Emmett (1871-1970)
Faith, Hope and Optimism: 200 years of Enterprise in Tasmania's Tamar Valley 1804-2010
From the 'Dunghill of England' to the 'Jewel of the Commonwealth': Image, Identity and Tourism in 19C and early 20C Tasmania; Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Aspects of Tourism 2007, 'Gazing, Glancing and Glimpsing: Tourists and Tourism in a Visual World'
Hazel Holyman (1899-1992)
History Tour: Hobart City and Surrounding Districts Settlement to the Present Day
Interview about State Library of Tasmania 'Come to Tasmania the Wonderland Travel Posters 1920s-1950s' Exhibition
Interview with Anne Fitzgerald on the History of the Pioneer Avenue
Interview with Annie Warburton on the History of the Pioneer Avenue
Interview with Elaine Harris on the History of the Pioneer Avenue and Tree Planting in Tasmania
Memories, Dreams and Inventions: The Evolution of Tasmania's Tourism Image 1803-1939
Passage from India: Apples, Orcharding and Anglo-Indians, Northern Tasmania 1900-1920; Proceedings of the Australian Historical Association Conference 2011, 'History and the Edge'
Pictorial Stamps
Planting Paradise in Tasmania: Contested Sites of Cultural Identity; Proceedings of the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education Conference 2008, 'Selling or Telling: Paradoxes in Tourism, Culture and Heritage?
Rebels in Paradise: The Story of Seven 'Young Irelanders' in Van Diemen's Land
Sanatorium of India: Climate and Tourism in 19th and early 20th Century Tasmania; Papers and proceedings (Launceston Historical Society)
St Peters Pass, Midland Highway: Historic Plantings Heritage Assessment Report
The Great Debate: Interpretation, Authenticity and the Value of Truth for Regional Tourism; Interpretation Australia National Conference
The Launceston Fifty Thousand League
The Road to Eden: the Pioneer Avenue between Launceston and Hobart; Tasmanian Historical Studies
The Sanatorium of the South': Rest, Recuperation and Recovery near Port Arthur in Late Nineteenth Century Tasmania; Conference Proceedings, Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine, 'Antipodean, Health, Places, Perceptions
The Tamar Valley orcharding boom 1900-1920; Devoit Talks
Tourism
Tourism and the Tamar Valley: A Short History of the Flowery Gully Caves 1860-1950; George Town and District Historical Society Biennial Conference,

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision