Freedom on the Fatal Shore: Australia's First Colony 1788-1884

Freedom on the Fatal Shore Australia s First Colony FREEDOM ON THE FATAL SHORE brings together John Hirst s two books on the early history of New South Wales Both are classic accounts which have had a profound effect on the understanding of our history

  • Title: Freedom on the Fatal Shore: Australia's First Colony 1788-1884
  • Author: John Hirst
  • ISBN: 9781863952071
  • Page: 377
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  • FREEDOM ON THE FATAL SHORE brings together John Hirst s two books on the early history of New South Wales Both are classic accounts which have had a profound effect on the understanding of our history This combined edition includes a new foreword by the author Convicts with their own time , convicts with legal rights, convicts making money, convicts getting drunk whatFREEDOM ON THE FATAL SHORE brings together John Hirst s two books on the early history of New South Wales Both are classic accounts which have had a profound effect on the understanding of our history This combined edition includes a new foreword by the author Convicts with their own time , convicts with legal rights, convicts making money, convicts getting drunk what sort of prison was this Hirst describes how the convict colony actually worked and how Australian democracy came into being, despite the opposition of the most powerful He writes This was not a society that had to become free its freedoms were well established from the earliest times.

    • Freedom on the Fatal Shore: Australia's First Colony 1788-1884 By John Hirst
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    2 thoughts on “Freedom on the Fatal Shore: Australia's First Colony 1788-1884

    1. John Hirst Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Freedom on the Fatal Shore: Australia's First Colony 1788-1884 book, this is one of the most wanted John Hirst author readers around the world.

    2. Very good, very readable and entertaining review of our early history. And it shows early Australia to be very much a New World settlement, with local economic and political dynamics that beat into submission the Old World aspirations of some of the free settlers. These marked us out early on as a land of egalitarianism and opportunity, with a strange condescension to politicians, given how successful they were in peacefully achieving democratic government. The writing and tone is not as Wagneri [...]

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