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The Resource A merciless place : the lost story of Britain's convict disaster in Africa, Emma Christopher

A merciless place : the lost story of Britain's convict disaster in Africa, Emma Christopher

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A merciless place : the lost story of Britain's convict disaster in Africa
Title
A merciless place
Title remainder
the lost story of Britain's convict disaster in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Emma Christopher
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1971-
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Christopher, Emma
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Penal colonies
  • Penal colonies
  • Prisoners
  • Penal transportation
  • Penal transportation
Target audience
specialized
Label
A merciless place : the lost story of Britain's convict disaster in Africa, Emma Christopher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • London in Flames
  • 4.
  • The 'Best Sacrifices for Death'
  • 5.
  • Africa
  • 6.
  • The Battle for The Coast
  • 7.
  • Deserting to the Enemy
  • 8.
  • Destinations for Britain's transported convicts, c. 1770-1800
  • A Plantation with Slaves
  • 9.
  • A Mutiny and a Most Peculiar Murder
  • 10.
  • Trouble at Gorée Island
  • 11.
  • 'Naked and Diseased on the sandy Shore'
  • 12.
  • Trying America Again
  • 13.
  • West Africa, c. 1780-1822
  • The Once Mighty are Fallen
  • 14.
  • Lemane Island
  • 15.
  • The End of the African Disaster
  • Afterword
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Introduction
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Bound for America
  • 2.
  • Mr Jefferson and Patrick Madan
  • 3.
Control code
017407506
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
432 p., [12] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199695935
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
A merciless place : the lost story of Britain's convict disaster in Africa, Emma Christopher
Publication
Note
Originally published: Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • London in Flames
  • 4.
  • The 'Best Sacrifices for Death'
  • 5.
  • Africa
  • 6.
  • The Battle for The Coast
  • 7.
  • Deserting to the Enemy
  • 8.
  • Destinations for Britain's transported convicts, c. 1770-1800
  • A Plantation with Slaves
  • 9.
  • A Mutiny and a Most Peculiar Murder
  • 10.
  • Trouble at Gorée Island
  • 11.
  • 'Naked and Diseased on the sandy Shore'
  • 12.
  • Trying America Again
  • 13.
  • West Africa, c. 1780-1822
  • The Once Mighty are Fallen
  • 14.
  • Lemane Island
  • 15.
  • The End of the African Disaster
  • Afterword
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Introduction
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Bound for America
  • 2.
  • Mr Jefferson and Patrick Madan
  • 3.
Control code
017407506
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
432 p., [12] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199695935
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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