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The Resource The First Fleet : the real story, Alan Frost

The First Fleet : the real story, Alan Frost

Label
The First Fleet : the real story
Title
The First Fleet
Title remainder
the real story
Statement of responsibility
Alan Frost
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alan Frost draws on previously forgotten records to debunk these persistent myths about the First Fleet. He shows that the voyage was in fact meticulously planned - reflecting its importance to the British government's secret ambitions for imperial expansion
Writing style
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10005698
Cataloging source
QRML
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1943-
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Frost, Alan
Dewey number
994.02
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Great Britain
  • First Fleet, 1787-1788
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
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the real story
Label
The First Fleet : the real story, Alan Frost
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 250-252
Contents
Part I : Planning a Convict Colony.--Anouncing the Decision.--The Colony : Society, Law and Governance.--Part II : Assembling the Fleet.--Officials and Officers.--Ships' Crews, Marines, Convicts, Wives and Children.--The Ships.--Equipping the Colonists.--Loading the Ships and Embarking the People.--Part II : Preparing to Sail.--At Portsmouth.--Preparing Bodies for the Voyage.--Part IV : The Voyage.--Leaving the World.--Part V : No Cheaper Mode?
Control code
000046973983
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 259 p.
Isbn
9781863955294
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)724759214
Label
The First Fleet : the real story, Alan Frost
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 250-252
Contents
Part I : Planning a Convict Colony.--Anouncing the Decision.--The Colony : Society, Law and Governance.--Part II : Assembling the Fleet.--Officials and Officers.--Ships' Crews, Marines, Convicts, Wives and Children.--The Ships.--Equipping the Colonists.--Loading the Ships and Embarking the People.--Part II : Preparing to Sail.--At Portsmouth.--Preparing Bodies for the Voyage.--Part IV : The Voyage.--Leaving the World.--Part V : No Cheaper Mode?
Control code
000046973983
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 259 p.
Isbn
9781863955294
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)724759214

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