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Author Ritchie, John, 1941-

Title Punishment and profit : the reports of Commissioner John Bigge on the Colonies of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, 1822-1823; their origins, nature and significance / John Ritchie
Published Melbourne : Heinemann, [1970]

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 W'PONDS  994.02 Bigge Rit/Pap  AVAILABLE
Description 324 pages : frontispiece, tables. ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents The origins of the inquiry -- The commissioner in the colonies -- The writing, reception and significance of the reports
Summary The Commission of Inquiry by John Thomas Bigge into the settlements in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land was one of the most important events in Australian history between the years 1788 and 1838, and historians have argued about the reasons for the investigation, the character of the man and the significance of his work every since
Analysis Convicts - Australia - History
New South Wales - History - 1788-1851
Penal colonies - Great Britain
Penal colonies - New South Wales
Tasmania - History - 1803-1851
Transportation of convicts - Australia
Notes Revision of author's thesis--Australian National University
Revision of author's thesis--Australian National University
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [295]-312
Notes Also issued online
Subject Bigge, John Thomas, 1780-1843
Bigge, John Thomas.
Great Britain. Commission of Inquiry into the State of the Colony of New South Wales.
Exiles -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Exiles -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Exiles -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Exiles -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Penal colonies -- Australia.
Penal colonies -- Great Britain.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Prisoners.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851 (Settlement and early growth)
New South Wales -- Exiles
New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851
New South Wales -- History.
Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1851
Tasmania -- History.
Author Bigge, John Thomas.
Great Britain. Commission of Inquiry into the State of the Colony of New South Wales.
LC no. 77129921
ISBN 085561014X