Convict Workers: Reinterpreting Australia's Past

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Stephen Nicholas
Cambridge University Press, 1988 - History - 246 pages
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In a radical new interpretation of Australia's past, based on exhaustive and detailed analysis of recORD this book shows that the convicts sent to Australia were not professional criminals, but ORD work skills, essential to the forging of a new economy and society. By illuminating the contribution of the convict workers to Australia's economic and social development, a fresh historical understanding of Australia's early history emerges.
  

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Contents

Unshackling the Past
3
Full Circle? Contemporary Views on Transportation
14
Transportation as Global Migration
28
Convicts as Migrants
43
Convicts as Workers
62
Female Convicts
85
A Labour Aristocracy in Chains
98
The Convict Labour Market
111
Convict Labour and the Australian Agricultural
167
The Care and Feeding of Convicts
180
A New Past
199
Country of Birth and Sex
204
Literacy and Sex by Country of Trial 210211
210
Armstrong Skill Classification by Country of Trial Sex and 216219
216
Armstrong Skill Classifications 222223
222
Bibliography
225

Public Employment and Assignment to Private
127
The Organisation of Public Work
152

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