EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes


  • Paperback
  • 618
  • The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding
  • Robert Hughes
  • English
  • 07 December 2020
  • 9781860461507

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review The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding 103 free download ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Robert Hughes Ing of the plights of colonists both freemen and convicts and the Aboriginal peoples they displaced One of the very best works of history I have ever read. An amazing book This 600 page tome covers the founding of Australia from the First Fleet of the transportation of convicts landing at Botany Bay through the end of the transportation in 1868 The continent of Australia was an enormous jail and the author uses letters diaries and other written history to paint a picture of inhumanity that reads like fiction As he spins his tale he destroys some of the myths that Australians still accept as truths and verifies others through his impeccable research We travel along the coasts over the Blue Mountains to the island of Van Dieman s Land present day Tasmania and into the outback with some of the brave often foolhardy pioneers that settled the landescaped convicts free men and immigrants with the taste for adventur 13 Sculptures Children Should Know reads like fiction As he spins his tale he destroys some of the myths that Australians still accept as truths and verifies others through his impeccable The Economics of Business Enterprise An Introduction to Economic Organisation and the Theory of the Firm Third Edition research We travel along the coasts over the Blue Mountains to the island of Van Dieman s Land present day Tasmania and into the outback with some of the brave often foolhardy pioneers that settled the landescaped convicts free men and immigrants with the taste for adventur

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The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding

review The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding 103 free download ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Robert Hughes Mplex tableau with narrative finesse that drives the reader ever deeper into specific facts and greater understanding He presents compassionate understand. As an Australian I have to say hats off truly to Robert Hughes This is a tremendously exhaustive and amazing work in which Hughes manages to trace the history of Australia in scrupulous detail In fact there s almost too much detail but for me I just lapped it up Much of the details about indentured men were new to me This should without a doubt be reuired reading in history classes in Australia Absolutely fantastic In fact I learnt by reading this book than I did from 2 years of history classes at high school It s all here the slow destruction of the Aborigines by both diseases brought by the white man to which they had no immunity as well as the rampant slaughter of the natives of Tasmania the plight of the convicts whose lot was perhaps even worse th

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review The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding 103 free download ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Robert Hughes An extraordinary volume even a masterpiece about the early history of Australia that reads like the finest of novels Hughes captures everything in this co. A really solid look at Australia s ignoble European invasion The British turned the native soil of the Australian Aboriginal people into a prison island Author Robert Hughes does an excellent job of giving the reader an overall idea of what it was like to be transported to this distant penal colony which was tantamount to a death sentence Just surviving the voyage was torture enough Once the poor prisoners yes I have some sympathy for some of the prisoners whose crimes could be as inconseuential as petty theft arrived they were greeted by a land devoid of comfort and compassion Australia is hardcore Australia does not fuck around Hughes conveys this uite well


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    EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes free download ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Robert Hughes Robert Hughes ↠ 3 review This is a book I’ve been meaning to get to for years I listened to this as an audio book but about half way through it became very clear that I was going to need to buy the damn thing Kids in Australian schools – both when I was growing up and also now from talking to my daughters – tend to learn basically bugger all about Australian History You know kids are told something about Captain Cook maybe a bit about the fact that there were

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    EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes A Historical MasterpieceAs luck would have it I recently 2001 had the opportunity to make a brief business trip to Australia I knew very little about Australia and thought the best way to get some brief but non superficial background would be to learn something of its history I opted to read Robert Hughes's book which tells the story of Aust

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    EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes A really solid look at Australia's ignoble European invasion The British turned the native soil of the Australian Aborigina

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    EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes As an Australian I have to say 'hats off' truly to Robert Hughes This is a tremendously exhaustive and amazing work in which Hughes manages to trace the history of Australia in scrupulous detail In fact there's almost 'too much' detail but for

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    characters The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Robert Hughes ↠ 3 review EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes I first read this in college when the paperback came out in 1988 I remember being enthralled by it which was notable since I wasn't at that time a history reader I had years of thinking I should re read it and never did What a wonderful book

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    EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes I find that Robert Hughes writing is well florid He writes well but he is just too adjectival for my tastes As a big slice of information and ideas this is a good book but not a great book I would have no hesitation about recommending it but there are better books such as John Hirst's book 'Convict Society And It's Enemies' Hughes analysis is pretty good and I do find that even though I thought I knew how grim the early

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    EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes Robert Hughes ↠ 3 review characters The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding An amazing book This 600 page tome covers the founding of Australia from the First Fleet of the transportation of convicts landing at Botany Bay through the end of the transportation in 1868 The continent of Australia was an enormous jail and the author uses letters diaries and other written history to paint a picture of inhumanity that reads like fiction As he spins his tale he destroys some of the myths that Australians still accept as

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    EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes free download ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Robert Hughes This is a great book one of the finest history books I have read covering Australia I found the book easy to read the narrative flowed along full of facts but never dull Its not stuffy and boring like a lot of history books

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    EBOOK NEW The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding Ü Robert Hughes Adjectives fail me to describe the stupendous scope and brilliance of this book Epic is right It is a history of early Australia on the one hand of the native inhabitants the Aborigines and on the other of the wretched souls who found themselves transported to the other side of the world and who uickly supplanted them The good the bad and the ugly The author's detailed researches appear to have left no stone

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    free download ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Robert Hughes Robert Hughes ↠ 3 review characters The Fatal Shore The Epic of Australia's Founding I'm not uite done with Robert Hughes's excellent history of The System otherwise known as the settlement of a continent with petty criminals but since I'm actually going to Australia in a week and I can see the writing on the wall as far as things getting crazier before I leave I wanted to be sure to sneak in a blog entry now More

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