Possessions, 1770-1860

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Oxford University Press, 1995 - History - 397 pages
Jan Kociumbas traces the development of the various British penal colonies during the century that followed James Cook's discovery of Australia, in an assertive, feminist, and at times revisionist reading of Australia's colonial history.

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Jan Kociumbas is at University of Sydney.

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