Convict Colony: The remarkable story of the fledgling settlement that survived against the odds

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  • Author: David Hill
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Genre: History
  • Date: 1 October 2019
  • Pages: 380
  • Language: English

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The British plan to settle Australia was a high-risk venture. We now take it for granted that the first colony was the basis of one of the most successful nations in the world today. But in truth, the New World of the 18th century was …