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'World's end' : British military outposts in the 'ring fence' around Australia 1824-1849 / Alan Powell.

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H 2016/1083 , G 2017/4200

Record identifier

74VKVZ4VKzzy

'World's end' : British military outposts in the 'ring fence' around Australia 1824-1849 / Alan Powell.

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKVZ4VKzzy

'World's end' : British military outposts in the 'ring fence' around Australia 1824-1849 / Alan Powell.

Full title

'World's end' : British military outposts in the 'ring fence' around Australia 1824-1849 / Alan Powell.

Publisher

North Melbourne, Victoria Australia Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd, 2016.

Call Numbers

H 2016/1083 , G 2017/4200

Record Identifier

74VKVZ4VKzzy

Language

English

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Physical Description

Contents

xii, 277 pages, 32 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits (some colour) ; 24 cm.

Introduction -- Melville Island (1824-28) & Raffles Bay (1827-29) -- Western Port & King George Sound -- Port Essington -- Conclusion.

Content type

text

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cartographic image

Media type

unmediated

Carrier type

volume

Publication information

Publisher

North Melbourne, Victoria Australia Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd, 2016.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

In 1829 Captain Fremantle formally laid Great Britain’s claim to all of New Holland outside the bounds of New South Wales and to garrison a vast coastline the British created three short-lived military outposts to the north—Fort Dundas Melville Island, 1824–29, Fort Wellington Raffles Bay, 1827–29 and Victoria Port Essington, 1838–49—and Westernpor...

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Full title

'World's end' : British military outposts in the 'ring fence' around Australia 1824-1849 / Alan Powell.

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Includes bibliographical references: (pages 247-262) and index.

State Reference Library copy at G 2017/4200 : Submission for Premier's Literary Award 2017

Date Published

2016.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Date Copyright

©2016

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

H 2016/1083 , G 2017/4200

Record Identifier

74VKVZ4VKzzy

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKVZ4VKzzy

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ISBN

9781925333190

DDC

994.02

MMS ID

991023974217502626

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