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Richard Brooks : from convict ship captain to pillar of early colonial Australia / Christine Maher.

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Richard Brooks : from convict ship captain to pillar of early colonial Australia / Christine Maher.

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G 2017/3939 , H 2016/1729

Record identifier

74VKVpVljmVA

Richard Brooks : from convict ship captain to pillar of early colonial Australia / Christine Maher.

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

Richard Brooks : from convict ship captain to pillar of early colonial Australia / Christine Maher.

Full title

Richard Brooks : from convict ship captain to pillar of early colonial Australia / Christine Maher.

Publisher

[Kenthurst], N.S.W. Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd, 2016.

Call Numbers

G 2017/3939 , H 2016/1729

Record Identifier

74VKVpVljmVA

Language

English

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Physical Description

Contents

248 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits (some colour), facsimiles ; 23 cm.

Content type

cartographic image

text

still image

Media type

unmediated

Carrier type

volume

Publication information

Publisher

[Kenthurst], N.S.W. Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd, 2016.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

Richard Brooks was a man of self interest and entrepreneurial verve . Privateer, smuggler, convict sea captain, rum trader turned respectable magistrate and colonial squire. His life was a microcosm of early colonial Australia. He was a shipowner, merchant ship captain and financier. He kept the colony supplied with spirits thus greasing the wheels...

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Full title

Richard Brooks : from convict ship captain to pillar of early colonial Australia / Christine Maher.

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NOTES

General note

Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-240) and index.

Mitchell Library copy at H 2016/1729:Submission for Premier's Literary Award 2017

State Reference Library copy at G 2017/3939 :National Biography Award contender, 2017.

Mitchell Library copy at H 2016/1729 ; Submission for Premier's History Award 2016.

Date Published

2016.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Date Copyright

©2016

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

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G 2017/3939 , H 2016/1729

Record Identifier

74VKVpVljmVA

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

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ISBN

9781925078862 :

DDC

994.03092

MMS ID

991023986014702626

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