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The Fatal Shore Part 1 of 2

Robert Hughes

The Fatal Shore Part 1 of 2

by Robert Hughes

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Published by Books On Tape .
Written in English

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    FormatAudio Cassette
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    Open LibraryOL12580702M
    ISBN 105557088229
    ISBN 109785557088220

      The world's most widely read history of early Australia, Robert Hughes' The Fatal Shore, turns a quarter-century old this year. When it was first published, Australia was in preparations for its Cook Bicentenary, and a number of historical retrospectives entered print. Despite decades of fine books put out by respected career historians, like Geoffrey. Robert Hughes was born in Australia in In he moved to the United States to become chief art critic for Time, a position he held until His books include The Shock of the New, The Fatal Shore, More about Robert Hughes.

    The Fatal Shore is the prize-winning, scholarly, brilliantly entertaining narrative that has given its true history to Australia." Buy The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books. Book Details. ISBN: ISBN   Robert Hughes’ The Fatal Shore reads as a vital opus on the convict years of Australia, the establishment of a country as a prison. His lushly detailed, painstakingly-researched, beautifully written book investigates the “Stain” of Australia’s convict settlement, explaining so .

    I've wanted to read The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes for some time now. I've known about the book for a long time but never bothered to look it up in the library. At the Save The Children Book Fair, must be 18 months ago now, I found it. The Fatal Shore Book Summary and Study Guide. In Robert Hughes The Fatal Shore the reader is given the incredibly detailed history of a nation and people that was often not taught to its own schoolchildren as the past has long been considered a source of shame. This is the riveting story of the founding of Australia from its initial.


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The Fatal Shore Part 1 of 2 by Robert Hughes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Fatal Shore has two main subjects that are inextricably linked, a comprehensive history of the Transportation system used by Great Britain to dispose of its `criminal classes', and an equally comprehensive history of the founding of Australia.

In many ways these stories are the same, as Hughes shows that without Transportation there may Cited by:   The Fatal Shore chronicles the year period beginning in during which the British government colonized Australia by transporting convicted criminals from the British Isles.

Fear of crime and the belief in a “criminal class” prompted changes in British laws/5. He wrote several books including The Fatal Shore, American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America, Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America, Things I Didn't Know, and Rome.

He also hosted an eight-part documentary about the development of modernism from the Impressionists through Warhol entitled The Shock of the New/5(18). An award-winning epic on the birth of AustraliaInthe twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonise nting the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia, The Fatal Shore is the 5/5(1).

The fatal shore by Robert Hughes, unknown edition, in English - 1st Vintage Books ed. zzzz. Not in Library. Download for print-disabled 4. The fatal shore: a history of the transportation of convicts to AustraliaPan Books in English 1/5(1). An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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The fatal shore by Robert Hughes. Publication date Publisher Pan Books Collection. The Fatal Shore has two main subjects that are inextricably linked, a comprehensive history of the Transportation system used by Great Britain to dispose of its `criminal classes', and an equally comprehensive history of the founding of Australia.

In many ways these stories are the same, as Hughes shows that without Transportation there may Reviews: Fatal Shore Robert Hughes. Read August-September, Fatal Shore is a sweeping, eloquent, argumentative, magisterial, compelling account of the settling of White Australia, written by one of the world's more prickly and rambunctious Australians.

Anyone who has read one of Hughes's accounts of art (his métier) has surely developed a strong opinion of his style; nothing here will contradict. To earn 2 Qantas Points per $1 spent, a member must purchase an eligible product via the Booktopia online retail store and input their Qantas Frequent Flyer number at the time of purchase.

Eligible products include; books, audio books, stationery, DVDs, calendars and diaries. Part Two Of Two Parts. THE FATAL SHORE is a fascinating account of Australia's origins in the massive social experiment called "transport." A simple idea, transport called for the removal of criminals, thus the removal of crime.

The first fleet carrying convicts, arrived at Botany Bay in Eighty years andconvicts later, in Author: Robert Hughes. The Fatal Shore is a comprehensive history of the origins and development of Australia as a penal colony from its inception.

Written by Australian art critic Robert Hughes, the book is an. 12 quotes from The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding: ‘But cruelty is an appetite that grows with feeding,’ Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding by Robert Hughes 8, ratings, average rating, reviews Open.

The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding by Robert Hughes is a history of the birth of Australia out of the suffering and brutality of Britain's convict transportation system. It also addresses the historical, political and sociological reasons that led to British settlement.

It was first published in The Fatal Shore has two main subjects that are inextricably linked, a comprehensive history of the Transportation system used by Great Britain to dispose of its `criminal classes', and an equally comprehensive history of the founding of Australia.

In many ways these stories are the same, as Hughes shows that without Transportation there may Reviews: The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Fatal Shore by Hughes, Robert - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.

Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # The book is in VGC with light shelf wear on the Dj coverpp including Appendices 1 to 3, abbreviations,notes,bibliography, book (approx.

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by Robert Hughes and Richard Brown | 1 Oct   Robert Hughes, art critic of Time magazine and twice winner of the American College Art Association's F.

Mather Award for distinguished criticism, is author of The Shock of the New, and of Heaven and Hell in Western is also author of the acclaimed Nothing if Not Critical, a work on Frank Auerbach; Barcelona, and Culture of Complaint, essays on the fraying of America.

The fatal shore by Robert Hughes,Knopf, Distributed by Random House edition, in English - 1st Vintage Books ed. zzzz. Not in Library. Download for print-disabled 4. The fatal shore: a history of the transportation of convicts to AustraliaPan Books. On 25 April the 'Square Rigged' Hertzogin Cecillie was wrecked on the South Devon Coast.

She was the last 'Windjammer' to be wrecked in the British Isle.A massive, agglomerative history of the convict deportation system that peopled Australia.

The book is a departure in subject matter for Hughes, who, though a native of Sydney, is better known as the longtime art critic for Time and author of The Shock of the New. This history is nonetheless commendable, synthesizing scholarship and primary sources into a comprehensive, readable account.

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