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'This fascinating account of early Australia focuses on Governor William Bligh (famous as the captain of "Mutiny On the Bounty" fame). The Rum Rebellion has, for generations, been told to school children as one of the better stories of Australian history - how Bligh was a tyrant deposed by the New South Wales Corps and dragged out from his hiding place under a bed. It has even been said - and this is just as far from the truth - that the overthrowing of Governor Bligh was a victory for democracy and colonial self government.

'This book combines the historical with the legal in a narrative which illuminates Australian history and many of its famous characters. Years of attempting to make Australian history interesting for adolescent boys, and subsequently training to be a lawyer, have prepared Russell Earls Davies for the task of writing a readable account of Bligh's time in Australia.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Warriewood, Northern Beaches area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Woodslane Press , 2010 .
      Extent: vi, 242p.p.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 224) and index.
      • Publication date: December 2010.
      ISBN: 9781921683503 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Bligh Image Gets a Polish Ross Fitzgerald , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 February 2011; (p. 37)

— Review of Bligh : Master Mariner Rob Mundle , 2010 single work biography ; Bligh in Australia Russell Earls Davis , 2010 single work biography
Non-Fiction Steven Carroll , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 5 February 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Bligh in Australia Russell Earls Davis , 2010 single work biography
Non-Fiction Steven Carroll , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 5 February 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Bligh in Australia Russell Earls Davis , 2010 single work biography
Bligh Image Gets a Polish Ross Fitzgerald , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 February 2011; (p. 37)

— Review of Bligh : Master Mariner Rob Mundle , 2010 single work biography ; Bligh in Australia Russell Earls Davis , 2010 single work biography
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