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Issue Details: First known date: 2014 2014
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'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 colony.

'Simon 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 who were transported to Tasmania for crimes ranging from stealing bread to poisoning family members. Their sentences, punishments, achievements and suffering make for fascinating reading.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2014 .
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      Extent: 88p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 24 September 2014
      ISBN: 9781922079343

Works about this Work

Review : A-Z of Convicts in Van Diemen's Land Nigel Pearn , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 366 2014; (p. 69)

— Review of A-Z of Convicts in Van Diemen's Land Simon Barnard 2014 single work biography
Review : A-Z of Convicts in Van Diemen's Land Nigel Pearn , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 366 2014; (p. 69)

— Review of A-Z of Convicts in Van Diemen's Land Simon Barnard 2014 single work biography
Last amended 6 Jul 2016 10:33:39
Subjects:
  • Van Diemen's Land (1803-1856), Tasmania,
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