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CONTENTS.
CHAPTER X.
THE SEALERS.
Home life of Sealers' Women 295
Robinson removes the Women to Flinders 300
The Qnakers and the Sealers 305
CHAPTER XI.
HALF-CASTES.
Murder of Half-castes 311
Fecundity of Mixed Races 318
Bishop Nixon's Visit to the Straits' Half-castes 317
Bong and her Daughter Dolly 321
CHAPTER XII.
NATIVE RIGHTS.
Legal Rights 327
Hanging of Four Tasmanians 331
CHAPTER XIII.
CIVILIZATION.
Whately's Degradation Theory 385
Effects of Civilization 348
Drink and Civilization 347
Walter, the civilized Tasmanian 352
An Aboriginal Discourse 354
Mr. Wedge's Black Boy 355
Failure of Australian Missions 365
Christian Tasmanians 367
CHAPTER XIV.
DECLINE.
Amalgamation of Races 378
Decline, a "Decree of Providence" 375
Hawaiian and Maori Decline 379
Drink, the great Destroyer 381
Story of the civilized Mathinna 388
Count Strzelecki's Theory of Decline 387
Lanné, the Last Man 398
Lalla Rookh, the Last Tasmanian 399