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The Resource A merciless place : the fate of Britain's convicts after the American Revolution, Emma Christopher

A merciless place : the fate of Britain's convicts after the American Revolution, Emma Christopher

Label
A merciless place : the fate of Britain's convicts after the American Revolution
Title
A merciless place
Title remainder
the fate of Britain's convicts after the American Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Emma Christopher
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Christopher, Emma
Dewey number
365.34
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Penal transportation
  • Penal transportation
  • Prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Convict ships
  • Convict ships
  • Penal colonies
  • Penal colonies
  • United States
Label
A merciless place : the fate of Britain's convicts after the American Revolution, Emma Christopher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Australia in 2010 by Allen & Unwin"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-412) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Destinations for Britain's transported convicts, c. 1770-1800 -- West Africa, c. 1780-1822 -- Bound for America -- Mr. Jefferson and Patrick Madan -- London in flames -- The "best sacrifices for death" -- Africa -- The battle for the coast -- Deserting to the enemy -- A plantation with slaves -- A mutiny and a most peculiar murder -- Trouble at Goree Island -- "Naked and diseased on the sandy shore" -- Trying America again -- The once mighty are fallen -- Lemane Island -- The end of the African disaster -- Afterword
Control code
FIEb16965061
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
432 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199695935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1088490890
Label
A merciless place : the fate of Britain's convicts after the American Revolution, Emma Christopher
Publication
Note
"First published in Australia in 2010 by Allen & Unwin"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-412) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Destinations for Britain's transported convicts, c. 1770-1800 -- West Africa, c. 1780-1822 -- Bound for America -- Mr. Jefferson and Patrick Madan -- London in flames -- The "best sacrifices for death" -- Africa -- The battle for the coast -- Deserting to the enemy -- A plantation with slaves -- A mutiny and a most peculiar murder -- Trouble at Goree Island -- "Naked and diseased on the sandy shore" -- Trying America again -- The once mighty are fallen -- Lemane Island -- The end of the African disaster -- Afterword
Control code
FIEb16965061
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
432 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199695935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1088490890

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