Australia: a new history of the great southern land
Australia: A New History of the Great Southern Land is a major new account that places Australia's history fully within a global context, drawing on sources from the United States, Britain, South Africa, and Canada, as well as within Australia itself.
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The dynamics of newcomers as a group were complex. All of them had been
removed from their normal habitat; the marines to become convict guards on
shore, and the convicts themselves, uprooted from country villages or the
warrens of ...
In particular, it would not be 'judicious, unless under very peculiar circumstances,
to select convicts [Lord Bathurst clearly meant former convicts] for the office of
magistrates'. Nevertheless, Macquarie went ahead and appointed to the bench ...
accompanied by an increase in the number of secondary offences committed by
convicts. Not that the increase was proportionate to the increased convicted
population; the distinguished Australian historian A. G. L. Shaw calculated that
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Welsh (The Four Nations: A History of the United Kingdom ) likes to tackle big projects. Noting at the outset that he is in fact English, he writes effusively about Australia, citing UN indexes on ... Read full review
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