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fatal shore

Robert Hughes

fatal shore

a history of the transportation of convicts to Australia,1787-1868

by Robert Hughes

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Published by Guild Publishing in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert Hughes.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,688p. :
Number of Pages688
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18941118M

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  And if the staggering achievement that is The Fatal Shore is anything to go by, that’s exactly what happened. It’s the shocking story of the social experiment that was the “transportation system” under which England exiled , criminals Down Under for the best part of years, beginning in The Fatal Shore Book Summary and Study Guide. In Robert Hughes The Fatal Shore the reader is given the incredibly detailed history of a nation and people that was often not taught to its own schoolchildren as the past has long been considered a source of shame. This is the riveting story of the founding of Australia from its initial.

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Robert Hughes's The Fatal Shore is an epic piece of research that goes through the layers of colonial Australian history by each population that made up Australian colonial by:   The Fatal Shore excels both at describing what happened and capturing what it was like.

Every stage in the history of the Australian penal system, from the first explorations and Parliamentary debates to the collapse of "the System" amid the gold rush, is described in detail/5. Fatal Shoreis a sweeping, eloquent, argumentative, magisterial, compelling account of the settling of White Australia, written by one of the world's more prickly and rambunctious Australians.

Anyone who has read one of Hughes's accounts of art (his. The Fatal Shore: A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia Robert Hughes Snippet view - /5(18). The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes in DJVU, DOC, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City London DonorPages: The Fatal Shore is the prize-winning, scholarly, brilliantly entertaining narrative that has given its true history to Australia.

'An extraordinarily vivid yet authentic account of the birthpangs of a nation.5/5(10). Fatal Shore is a thoroughly engaging and interesting account of the first ships that were sent to establish the colony and the subsequent birth of anew nation.

History can be quite a subjective subject at times but this book has my thumbs up if you want to know a bit more about our past and perhaps why the Aussies are a tough bunch (at times:))/5().

The Fatal Shore is the prize-winning, scholarly, brilliantly entertaining narrative that has given its true history to Australia. About the Author Robert Hughes, art critic of Time magazine and twice winner of the American College Art Association's F.

Mather Award for distinguished criticism, is author of The Shock of the New, and of Heaven and Hell in Western Art, both written before the present work/5().

An award-winning epic on the birth of Australia Inthe twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonise Australia.

Documenting the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia, The Fatal Shore is the definitive. Official amnesia and academic evasion marked Australia’s embarrassed nonrecognition of this story of suffering, shame, and brutality until C.

Clark published in the first volume of A. His books include The Shock of the New, The Fatal Shore, Nothing if Not Critical, The Culture of Complaint, Barcelona, American Visions, A Jerk on One End, Goya, Things I Didn't Know, and Rome.

He is a New York Public Library Literary Lion and was the recipient of a number of literary awards and prizes, including two Frank Jewell-Mather Awards/5(17). A massive, agglomerative history of the convict deportation system that peopled Australia. The book is a departure in subject matter for Hughes, who, though a native of Sydney, is better known as the longtime art critic for Time and author of The Shock of the New.

This history is nonetheless commendable, synthesizing scholarship and primary sources into a comprehensive, readable account. Tracing the European presence in Australia from early explorations through the rise and fall of the penal colonies, and featuring 16 pages of illustrations and 3 maps, The Fatal Shore brings to life the incredible true history of a country we thought we : Knopf Publishing Group.

The Fatal Shore (), a monograph by art critic and historian Robert Hughes, details the history of Australia, beginning with its origins as a Victorian penal colony. The book won the Duff Cooper prize in and the W.H. Smith Literary Award in About The Fatal Shore In this bestselling account of the colonization of Australia, Robert Hughes explores how the convict transportation system created the country we know today.

Fatal Shore is a rare achievement in history writing: truly fascinating history by a wonderful writer. As a Time magazine writer and art critic, Robert Hughes obviously knows his way around the English language and shows it by crafting readable, entertaining by: Find books like The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The Fatal Sh. The fatal shore: a history of the transportation of convicts to Australia 7 editions By Robert Hughes Go to the editions section to read or download ebooks. The Fatal Shore is a must-read for those who think the English have ever been a civilised nation.

Beginning with a survey of life for the Georgian working-class, it's unemployment, it's treatment by the law and what can only sarcastically be described as "justice", Robert Hughes continues with his history of the eighty years of Transportation /5().

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