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Avoid being a convict sent to Australia!

Author: Meredith Costain; David Antram
Publisher: Brighton : Book House, 2005.
Series: Danger zone.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrated throughout, this book gives an insight into the harsh realities faced by convicts under the old penal system, and the beginnings of colonial enterprise.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith Costain; David Antram
ISBN: 1904642780 9781904642787 1904642772 9781904642770
OCLC Number: 57356178
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Table of contents: From country to city --
Crime --
And punishment --
The Old Bailey --
Hulk hell --
The First Fleet --
A new home --
Work --
Floggings and chain gangs --
Secondary penal settlements --
Escape! --
Free at last.
Series Title: Danger zone.
Responsibility: written by Meredith Costain ; illustrated by David Antram.

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Illustrated throughout, this book gives an insight into the harsh realities faced by convicts under the old penal system, and the beginnings of colonial enterprise.

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