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Penal colonies

Author: Nicolas Brasch
Publisher: Port Melbourne, Vic. : Echidna Books, 2008.
Series: Australia's convict past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English
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"The book gives students a feel for what it was like to be a convict in the major penal colonies of Australia. These penal colonies are Sydney Town, Norfolk Island, Port Macquarie, Van Diemens Land, Moreton Bay, Port Phillip and the Swan River Colony. The book also provides vivid details about what the voyage to Australia was like for convicts."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Brasch
ISBN: 9781740705370 1740705378 9781740705417 1740705416
OCLC Number: 277147232
Target Audience: For primary school age.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The voyage --
Sydney Town --
Norfolk Island --
Port Macquarie --
Van Diemen's Land --
Moreton Bay --
Port Phillip and Swan River colonies --
Glossary --
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Series Title: Australia's convict past.
Responsibility: Nicolas Brasch.

Abstract:

"The book gives students a feel for what it was like to be a convict in the major penal colonies of Australia. These penal colonies are Sydney Town, Norfolk Island, Port Macquarie, Van Diemens Land, Moreton Bay, Port Phillip and the Swan River Colony. The book also provides vivid details about what the voyage to Australia was like for convicts."--Provided by publisher.
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