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Author Frost, Alan, 1943-

Title Botany Bay mirages : illusions of Australia's convict beginnings / Alan Frost
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1994

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 W'PONDS  994.402 Fro/Bbm  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description ix, 279 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Overcrowded Hulls, Fetid Sinks? -- 2. Strong Beginnings and Weak Endings? -- 3. Hopes for an Indefinite Future? -- 4. Figments of the Romantick Imagination? -- 5. A Fit of Absence of Mind? -- 6. An Indescribable Hopelessness and Confusion? -- 7. A Neglected Outpost? -- 8. 'No cheaper mode...?' -- 9. Our Original Aggression? -- 10. The Curse of Cain? --11. The Barren Years?
Analysis Australia Discovery and exploration
New South Wales History
Penal colonies Australia New South Wales
Penal colonies Great Britain
Prisoners History Australia New South Wales
Ex-convicts - Australia - New South Wales - History
First Fleet, 1787-1788
New South Wales - Colonization
New South Wales - Discovery and exploration - British
New South Wales - History
Penal colonies - Australia - New South Wales
Penal colonies - Great Britain
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-270) and index
Subject Great Britain. Royal Navy. Fleet, First.
Convict ships.
Prisoners -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.
Prisoners -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Penal colonies -- Great Britain.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Prisoners -- Transportation.
Australia -- Colonies -- British
Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- Australia.
New South Wales -- Colonization.
New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration.
New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851
New South Wales -- History.
LC no. 95111623
ISBN 0522844979