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The Resource Great southern land : origins of the early New South Wales colony, James G. Lergessner

Great southern land : origins of the early New South Wales colony, James G. Lergessner

Label
Great southern land : origins of the early New South Wales colony
Title
Great southern land
Title remainder
origins of the early New South Wales colony
Statement of responsibility
James G. Lergessner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Cataloging source
ANL
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Lergessner, James G
Dewey number
994.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Phillip, Arthur
  • Bennelong
  • Bungaree
  • Pemulwuy
  • Great Britain
  • Governors
  • Convicts
  • Penal transportation
  • Penal colonies
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • New South Wales
  • New South Wales
  • Australia
  • Great Britain
Label
Great southern land : origins of the early New South Wales colony, James G. Lergessner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: (p. 267-275)
Contents
I. The unknown south land -- Terra Australis Incognita -- An expanding British Empire -- William Dampier -- Eighteenth century exploration -- II. Dutch ambitions in the Pacific -- The Spanish -- Dutch explorations to the south -- Francois Pehlsaert -- Abel Tasman -- Further Dutch adventurers -- III. Cook's voyage of 1770 -- French interests -- James Cook and Joseph Banks -- Botany Bay and environs -- Meeting the 'First Australians' -- Mayhem on the high seas -- IV. The prevailing convict system -- Transportation -- Loss of the American colonies -- Prison 'hulks' -- Life in Georgian England -- The 'Pacific' solution -- V. Making ready for the voyage -- First Fleet convicts -- Captain Arthur Phillip -- The First Fleet officers -- The Fleet -- Delays in sailing -- VI. The voyage to Australia -- Leaving Portsmouth -- Tenerife -- Tenerife to Rio de Janeiro -- Rio de Janeiro -- Rio to Cape Town -- Cape Town -- Cape Town to Botany Bay -- VII. Botany Bay and Port Jackson -- The 'homeward' leg -- Conditions on the First Fleet voyage -- A gargantuan effort -- Botany Bay -- Port Jackson -- VIII. The 'land of contrarieties' -- Working the soil -- The settling-in period -- The first Australians -- Convict concerns -- Autumn 1788 -- Desperate measures -- IX. The 'worst' of colonial times -- The second half of 1788 -- 1789 -- The smallpox epidemic --A temporary reprieve -- Bennelong -- Early 1790 -- Bungaree -- The wreck of the Sirius -- The Second Fleet -- The wounding of Phillip -- X. The 'beginning' finally concludes -- The Third Fleet -- Mid-1791 -- 1792 -- The Fourth Fleet -- The 'end' of the beginning -- Phillip's departure -- Pemulwuy -- The post-Phillip convict regime -- The steady demise of transportation -- The emancipists -- Darwin in the HMS Beagle -- Early views of the Australian colonies -- Appendix: A complete list of the people on the First Fleet
Control code
000043796437
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780980474930
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)301790291
Label
Great southern land : origins of the early New South Wales colony, James G. Lergessner
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: (p. 267-275)
Contents
I. The unknown south land -- Terra Australis Incognita -- An expanding British Empire -- William Dampier -- Eighteenth century exploration -- II. Dutch ambitions in the Pacific -- The Spanish -- Dutch explorations to the south -- Francois Pehlsaert -- Abel Tasman -- Further Dutch adventurers -- III. Cook's voyage of 1770 -- French interests -- James Cook and Joseph Banks -- Botany Bay and environs -- Meeting the 'First Australians' -- Mayhem on the high seas -- IV. The prevailing convict system -- Transportation -- Loss of the American colonies -- Prison 'hulks' -- Life in Georgian England -- The 'Pacific' solution -- V. Making ready for the voyage -- First Fleet convicts -- Captain Arthur Phillip -- The First Fleet officers -- The Fleet -- Delays in sailing -- VI. The voyage to Australia -- Leaving Portsmouth -- Tenerife -- Tenerife to Rio de Janeiro -- Rio de Janeiro -- Rio to Cape Town -- Cape Town -- Cape Town to Botany Bay -- VII. Botany Bay and Port Jackson -- The 'homeward' leg -- Conditions on the First Fleet voyage -- A gargantuan effort -- Botany Bay -- Port Jackson -- VIII. The 'land of contrarieties' -- Working the soil -- The settling-in period -- The first Australians -- Convict concerns -- Autumn 1788 -- Desperate measures -- IX. The 'worst' of colonial times -- The second half of 1788 -- 1789 -- The smallpox epidemic --A temporary reprieve -- Bennelong -- Early 1790 -- Bungaree -- The wreck of the Sirius -- The Second Fleet -- The wounding of Phillip -- X. The 'beginning' finally concludes -- The Third Fleet -- Mid-1791 -- 1792 -- The Fourth Fleet -- The 'end' of the beginning -- Phillip's departure -- Pemulwuy -- The post-Phillip convict regime -- The steady demise of transportation -- The emancipists -- Darwin in the HMS Beagle -- Early views of the Australian colonies -- Appendix: A complete list of the people on the First Fleet
Control code
000043796437
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780980474930
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)301790291

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