The Fatal Shore

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The Fatal Shore

By Robert Hughes

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780394753669, 752pp.

Publication Date: February 12, 1988

Description

The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffereing and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system. With 16 pages of illustrations and 3 maps.



Praise For The Fatal Shore

"A brilliant and enduring achievement...history of the highest order combining thorough research with vivid narrative and thoughtful assessment."--Arthur M. Schlesinger