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The Fatal Shore

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The late 18th century saw Britain undertake an extraordinary social experiment in its new territories in the South Pacific. An entire colony was to be turned into one vast prison camp. Australia s first white settlers came ashore from the British prison fleet in Botany Bay in 1788. Those that survived the journey, and the others that came later, were often condemned to starvation, disease and horrifying brutality yet, eighty years later, Australia had become a promised land to many. Robert Hughes s magnificent account of ...

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1860461506

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9781860461507

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The Fatal Shore
2003, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099448549

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The Fatal Shore
2003, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099459156

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The Fatal Shore
1996, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781860461507

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The Fatal Shore
1988, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394753669

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The Fatal Shore
1986, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394506685

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