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The Resource Bushrangers : a pictorial history, [by] Harry Nunn

Bushrangers : a pictorial history, [by] Harry Nunn

Label
Bushrangers : a pictorial history
Title
Bushrangers
Title remainder
a pictorial history
Statement of responsibility
[by] Harry Nunn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
History of Australian bushranging from first convict bolters to later native-born heroes. 'Wild Colonial Boys', gold rush robbers of 1850s, Ned Kelly the last of the bushrangers
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nunn, Harry W.
Dewey number
364.1/55/0994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6453.A73
LC item number
B886
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kelly, Ned
  • Bushrangers
  • Bushrangers
  • Bushrangers
Label
Bushrangers : a pictorial history, [by] Harry Nunn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Callous killers to gentlemanly wrongdoers -- The first era -- Convict bolters escape from misery -- Bolters turn to piracy -- The second era -- Gold fields produce armed stick-ups -- The third era -- The rise and fall of bushranging in the 1860s and 70's -- The romantic outlook brings heroism to bushranging -- The first era -- English highwaymen, precursors of Australian bushrangers -- Penal settlements produce convict Bolters -- Brutalized convicts turn bushrnager -- Bushranging becomes rife -- The second era -- Robbers were mostly callous vandiemonians -- Mail and goods disappear -- Gold robbers, tough and heavily armed -- The 'flashness' of wild colonials -- The third era -- The new breed of bushrangers - fearless and free -- Popular heroes of some sympathy and adulation -- The history of the celebrated Ned Kelly -- Bushranging ceases to be popular -- Index
Control code
000001693772
Dimensions
29cm.
Extent
226p.
Isbn
9780701813635
Other physical details
ill., facs., portraits.
System control number
(OCoLC)7573918
Label
Bushrangers : a pictorial history, [by] Harry Nunn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Callous killers to gentlemanly wrongdoers -- The first era -- Convict bolters escape from misery -- Bolters turn to piracy -- The second era -- Gold fields produce armed stick-ups -- The third era -- The rise and fall of bushranging in the 1860s and 70's -- The romantic outlook brings heroism to bushranging -- The first era -- English highwaymen, precursors of Australian bushrangers -- Penal settlements produce convict Bolters -- Brutalized convicts turn bushrnager -- Bushranging becomes rife -- The second era -- Robbers were mostly callous vandiemonians -- Mail and goods disappear -- Gold robbers, tough and heavily armed -- The 'flashness' of wild colonials -- The third era -- The new breed of bushrangers - fearless and free -- Popular heroes of some sympathy and adulation -- The history of the celebrated Ned Kelly -- Bushranging ceases to be popular -- Index
Control code
000001693772
Dimensions
29cm.
Extent
226p.
Isbn
9780701813635
Other physical details
ill., facs., portraits.
System control number
(OCoLC)7573918

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