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Tasmania"s convicts

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Published by Allen & Unwin in Crows Nest, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penal colonies -- Social aspects -- Tasmania,
  • Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1900,
  • Tasmania -- Social conditions -- 1803-1900

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [300]-304) and index.

    StatementAlison Alexander.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU194 .A53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination318 p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24097082M
    ISBN 101742372058
    ISBN 109781742372051
    LC Control Number2009482873
    OCLC/WorldCa512250524


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Tasmania's convict history tells a tale of crime, punishment, hardship and survival in some of the harshest, yet most beautiful places on earth.

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To early British settlers, Van Diemen's Land (as they called Tasmania) was the end of the world – an ideal location for some of. To the convicts arriving in Van Diemen's Land, it must have felt as though they'd been sent to the very ends of the earth.

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Port Arthur initially opened as a timber station inbut by it was converted to a penal colony, harboring the hardest British criminals, mostly those who had reoffended. Located on the southern tip of the Tasmania peninsula, the prison was considered inescapable.

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In Tasmania's. Seventy-three thousand convicts were transported to the British penal colony of Van Diemen’s Land in the first half of the nineteenth century. They played a vital role in the building of the settlements, as well as the runningof the newly established Barnard’s A–Z of Convicts in Van Diemen’s Land is a rich and compelling account of the lives of the men, women and children.

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Media: BOOK - paperback, pages Author: A. Alexander Year: ISBN: Other: b&w photos, appendixes, bibliog, index Publisher: Allen & Unwin To the convicts arriving in Van Diemen's Land, it must have felt as though they'd been sent to the very ends of the earth.

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The history of Tasmania begins at the end of the most recent ice age (approximat years ago) when it is believed that the island was joined to the Australian mainland. Little is known of the human history of the island until the British colonisation in the 19th century.

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