Vice in a Vicious Society: Crime and Convicts in Mid-nineteenth-century New South Wales

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University of Queensland Press, 1983 - Social Science - 224 pages
Includes references to the exclusion of Aborigines from the judicial process and to the role of racial conflict in violent crime.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Crime and Convict Discipline
12
Anatomy of a Crime Wave 1844
35
Contamination and AntiTransportation
51
Measuring Morality
64
Appendix V
82
Offenders Victims and Prosecuted Offences
86
The Magistracy and Petty Offences
118
Drunkenness
141
Police and Public Order
163
Conclusion
184
Appendix III
190
Appendix VI
193
Index
219
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