By: Alan Brooke and David Brandon
The National Archives [United Kingdom]:
Seller ID: 365786
Condition: 272 pages; 6 1/4" x 9 1/4", cloth, $36.00, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]
***A fresh look at the adventures of the 162,000 men, women and children that were transported to Australia during the infamous convict years***
This is the story of an extraordinary period in British criminal history, brought to life through unique surviving records held by the UK National Archives.
For over two hundred years, tens of thousands of convicts were sentenced to be â€˜banished beyond the seasâ€™, mostly to Australia and to destinations which became the stuff of legend - Botany Bay, Van Diemenâ€™s Land, Norfolk Island. This book follows their epic voyages ac... View More...