The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
ISBN
9780099448549
Published
Binding
Paperback
Pages
720
Dimensions
129 x 198 x 38mm

In 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia... An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia. The Fatal Shore is the prize-winning, scholarly, brilliantly entertaining narrative that has given its true history to Australia.
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In 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia... An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia. The Fatal Shore is the prize-winning, scholarly, brilliantly entertaining narrative that has given its true history to Australia.
ISBN:
9780099448549
Publication Date:
01 / 01 / 2003
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
129 x 198 x 38mm

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