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The fatal shore, Robert Hughes

Label
The fatal shore
Title
The fatal shore
Statement of responsibility
Robert Hughes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the convict settlements in Australia based upon letters, diaries, and documents from the first landing in Botany Bay in 1788 to the last shipload of convicts in 1868
Summary
Draws on diverse original materials to recount the European settlement of Australia, from the 1788 landing of the first prison fleet to 1868
Award
Age Non Fiction Award, 1987.
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221468
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DU115
LC item number
.H78 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
Label
The fatal shore, Robert Hughes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 656-670) and index
Contents
The harbor and the exiles -- A horse foaled by an acorn -- The geographical unconscious -- The starvation years -- The voyage -- Who were the convicts? -- Bolters and bushrangers -- Bunters, mollies and sable brethren -- The government stroke -- Gentlemen of New South Wales -- To plough Van Diemen's land -- Metastasis -- Norfolk Island -- Toward abolition -- A special scourge -- The aristocracy be we -- The end of the system
Control code
68540
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvi, 688, [41] p. of plates
Isbn
9780394506685
Lccn
86045272
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm13821695
  • (OCoLC)13821695
Label
The fatal shore, Robert Hughes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 656-670) and index
Contents
The harbor and the exiles -- A horse foaled by an acorn -- The geographical unconscious -- The starvation years -- The voyage -- Who were the convicts? -- Bolters and bushrangers -- Bunters, mollies and sable brethren -- The government stroke -- Gentlemen of New South Wales -- To plough Van Diemen's land -- Metastasis -- Norfolk Island -- Toward abolition -- A special scourge -- The aristocracy be we -- The end of the system
Control code
68540
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvi, 688, [41] p. of plates
Isbn
9780394506685
Lccn
86045272
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm13821695
  • (OCoLC)13821695

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