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Mrs. Fraser on the fatal shore.
|LC Classifications||G530.F852 A4 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||191 p., 16 plates.|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||70580742|
Mrs Fraser on the Fatal Shore [reprinted ] In ,the barque Stirling Castle was wrecked on the Great Barrier Reef and the crew and the captain's wife, Mrs Fraser, were cast ashore on the coast of what is now Queensland. Re-Think #4. On a Fatal Shore: A conversation about writing white women’s Aboriginal history.. Co-hosted by The Centre for 21st Century Humanities. Professor Victoria Haskins discusses her recent book Living with the Locals: Early Europeans’ Experiences of Indigenous Life, co-authored with Worimi historian, Professor John Maynard, and particularly the historical experiences of two white. 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, masterfully written narrative that has given its true history to Australia.
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The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding by Robert Hughes is a history of the birth of Australia out of the suffering and brutality of Britain's convict transportation system. It also addresses the historical, political and sociological reasons that led to British settlement.
It was first published in Author: Robert Hughes. An extraordinary volume--even a masterpiece--about the early history of Australia that reads like the finest of novels. Hughes captures everything in this complex tableau with narrative finesse that drives the reader ever-deeper into specific facts and greater understanding.
He presents compassionate understanding of the plights of colonists--both freemen and convicts--and the Aboriginal /5(18).
Some, surely not many, will remember the dire fascinator Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore, by Michael Alexander (). Here the disastrous experiences of Eliza Fraser—a dubious heroine who ended up expoiting her travail—have been merged with the story of one Ellen Roxburgh and interpreted with far greater humanity.
Ellen is a docile if crude Cornish farm girl elevated to the drawing room by. Constructions of Colonialism: Perspectives on Eliza Fraser's Shipwreck.
Wellington: Leicester University Press. Alexander, Michael (), Mrs. Fraser on the fatal shore, London Phoenix, ISBN Born: Eliza Anne Slack, c, Wirksworth, Derbyshire. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for (GD) Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore by Michael alexander at the best online prices at eBay.
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 Shore Robert Hughes.
Read August-September, Fatal Shore is 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 métier) has surely developed a strong opinion of his style; nothing here will contradict. The Fatal Shore: History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia, 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.
Alexander, Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore (Lond, ) C. Petrie, Tom Petrie’s Reminiscences of Early Queensland (Melb, ) B. Dwyer and N. Buchanan, The Rescue of Eliza Fraser (Noosa, Qld, ) K. Schaffer, In the Wake of First Contact (Cambridge, UK, ) I.
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The Fatal Shore has two main subjects that are inextricably linked, a comprehensive history of the Transportation system used by Great Britain to dispose of its `criminal classes', and an equally comprehensive history of the founding of Australia.
In many ways these stories are the same, as Hughes shows that without Transportation there may /5(). An enthralling account of the convict settlement of Australia, thoroughly researched and excellently written, brimming over with rare and pungent characters, and tales of pathos, bravery, and horror * Peter Matthiessen * With its mood and stature The Fatal Shore is well on its way to becoming the standard opus on the convict years * Sydney Sunday Telegraph * Riveting * The Book Magazine * /5(K).
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Michael Charles Alexander was born on 20 November 1 He was the son of Rear-Admiral Charles Otway Alexander and Antonia Marie Geermans. 1 He married Sarah Jane Wignall, daughter of Lt.-Col. Frederick Edwin Barton Wignall and Margaret Susan Ferguson, on 5 July 1 He and Sarah Jane Wignall were divorced.
1 He died on 19 December at age 2. Constance Beverly [microform]: a tale of southern life in By Mrs. Fraser. Published in the Mrs. Fraser on the fatal shore [Biographical cuttings on Mrs Jim Fraser, former ACT and Southern Tablelands Regional Commissioner for G Italian yesterdays / by Mrs.
Hugh Fraser; Mrs. Fraser on the fatal shore / Michael Alexander. Fraser on the Fatal Shore () to 'a lad Ceylon."y reared (Bu i"n t such information is of little consequence today; inDavid Marr states firmly: 'The Mrs Fraser of Author: Yolanda Drummond. Photographs show America's Junior Miss winner Debi Faubion visiting Santa Rosa, Calif., and possibly other locations.
Book/Printed Material Mrs. Fraser on the fatal shore / Originally published: London: Michael Joseph, 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().
The Jemima Shore book series by Antonia Fraser includes books Quiet as a Nun, The Wild Island, A Splash of Red, and several more. See the complete Jemima Shore series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.The title of Robert Hughes’s book, The Fatal Shore, emphasises past perceptions of Australia as an inhospitable and dangerous dumping ground for convicted criminals.
It also alludes to the dangers of sea travel, particularly to the numerous shipwrecks that occurred during Australia’s early colonial history. Praise for The Fatal Shore “A unique phantasmagoria of crime and punishment, which combines the shadowy terrors of Goya with the tumescent life of Dickens” Peter Ackroyd, The Times “A triumph of research, passion and fine writing.
I found it an extraordinary and compelling book to read, one of fantastic scope and imagination; truly a tour.