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The Resource The luck of the Irish : how a shipload of convicts survived the wreck of the Hive to make a new life in Australia, Babette Smith

The luck of the Irish : how a shipload of convicts survived the wreck of the Hive to make a new life in Australia, Babette Smith

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The luck of the Irish : how a shipload of convicts survived the wreck of the Hive to make a new life in Australia
Title
The luck of the Irish
Title remainder
how a shipload of convicts survived the wreck of the Hive to make a new life in Australia
Statement of responsibility
Babette Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author of the bestselling Cargo of Women and Australia's Birthstain tracks the lives of Irish convicts. The luck of the Irish was chronic bad luck, as their sad history attests. That's how it looked for 250 Irish convicts when their ship, the Hive, sank ignominiously off the NSW coast in 1835. Miraculously all survived
Summary
The author of the bestselling Cargo of Women and Australia's Birthstain tracks the lives of Irish convicts. The luck of the Irish was chronic bad luck, as their sad history attests. That's how it looked for 250 Irish convicts when their ship, the Hive, sank ignominiously off the NSW coast in 1835. Miraculously all survived
Award
NSW Premier's History Awards, Community and Regional History Prize, 2015.
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10456299
Cataloging source
ANL
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1942-
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Smith, Babette
Dewey number
994.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Hive (Ship)
  • Convict ships
  • Penal colonies
  • Convicts
  • Irish
  • Irish
  • Penal transportation
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwreck victims
  • New South Wales
  • New South Wales
  • New South Wales
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
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how a shipload of convicts survived the wreck of the Hive to make a new life in Australia
Label
The luck of the Irish : how a shipload of convicts survived the wreck of the Hive to make a new life in Australia, Babette Smith
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 254-261) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Control code
000052751115
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 292 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781742378121
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), map, portraits
Label
The luck of the Irish : how a shipload of convicts survived the wreck of the Hive to make a new life in Australia, Babette Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 254-261) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Control code
000052751115
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 292 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781742378121
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), map, portraits

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