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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton, Vic .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New South Wales,
  • Australia,
  • New South Wales.,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Penal colonies -- Australia -- New South Wales.,
  • Prisoners -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.,
  • Penal colonies -- Great Britain.,
  • New South Wales -- History.,
  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-270) and index.

StatementAlan Frost.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8962.N48 F76 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL836133M
ISBN 100522844979
LC Control Number95111623
OCLC/WorldCa32331734

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