Australia's convict origins

Fletcher, Brian
October 1992
History Today;Oct92, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p39
Chronicles the ambiguities Australians have felt over the years towards the nation's `Founding Fathers.' The emergence of republicanism and a more assertive government in Australia; The convict era was still sufficiently close to arouse concern in Australia by the end of the nineteenth century; Evidence of sensitivities in 1899; Undue concentration on the British background to the convicts; More.


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