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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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