Death Or Liberty: Rebels and Radicals Transported to Australia 1788-1868

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Allen & Unwin, 2010 - Convicts - 431 pages
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In the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries the British Government banished their political enemies - viewed with the same alarm as today's 'terrorists' - to the shores of Australia. Criminals and traitors in the eyes of the law, many of these transported political prisoners were heroes and martyrs to their own communities. In Death or Liberty historian Tony Moore brings new life to their stories and restores them to their rightful place in Australian and world history.

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Dr Tony Moore is a writer, historian and academic based in Melbourne. He has a PhD in Australian history from the University of Sydney and is a senior lecturer at and Director of the National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University. Tony's career has spanned political activism, documentary making at the ABC, journalism and book publishing. He was commissioning editor of the 'Australian Encounters' book series for Cambridge University Press and has authored two books:

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