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‘Since 1788, when Great Britain established a penal colony at Sydney, and the ‘first fleet’ arrived with their seven hundred and seventeen prisoners, Australians have had to grapple with the subject of their identity – British, but also clearly ‘other’. To understand their dilemma, it is important to take a look at the early history of white settlement and the attitudes that prevailed at that time, not only amongst the convicts themselves, but also amongst their oppressors.’ (p. 240)

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    y separately published work icon Australian Folklore no. 23 November 2008 Z1730100 2008 periodical issue 2008 pg. 240-245
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