The Resource Black Founders : The Unknown Story of Australia's First Black Settlers, (electronic resource)

Black Founders : The Unknown Story of Australia's First Black Settlers, (electronic resource)

Label
Black Founders : The Unknown Story of Australia's First Black Settlers
Title
Black Founders
Title remainder
The Unknown Story of Australia's First Black Settlers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this compelling new book, distinguished historian and writer Cassandra Pybus reveals that black convicts were among our first fleet settlers - a fact which profoundly complicates our understanding of race relations in early colonial Australia. Most of these black founders were originally slaves from America who had sought freedom with the British during the American Revolution only to find themselves abandoned and unemployed in England when the war was over. Pybus' stories include the notorious runaway 'Black Caesar', who became our first bushranger, and the wonderfully subversive Billie Bl
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pybus, Cassandra
Dewey number
  • 994.00496
  • 994/.0496
Language note
English
LC call number
DU120 .P93 2006eb
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Africans
  • Africans
  • History & Archaeology
  • Regions & Countries - Australia & Pacific Islands - Oceania
Label
Black Founders : The Unknown Story of Australia's First Black Settlers, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Abbreviated title
BLACK FOUNDERS
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Note on sources; Prologue; 1 Liberty or death; 2 Fleeing the founding fathers; 3 Starving in the streets of London; 4 Back to Africa; 5 Bound for the fatal shore; 6 Recalcitrant convicts at Sydney Cove; 7 The dread of perishing by famine; 8 An incorrigibly stubborn black; 9 Sportsman to General Grose; 10 Tugging at the oars; playing in the band; 11 The Old Commodore; Afterword; Appendix: Biographies of the black founders; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780868400310
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000344243
  • (EBL)291963
  • (OCoLC)191036403
  • (SSID)ssj0000112808
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12017142
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000112808
  • (PQKBWorkID)10087396
  • (PQKB)11751331
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000344243
Label
Black Founders : The Unknown Story of Australia's First Black Settlers, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Abbreviated title
BLACK FOUNDERS
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Note on sources; Prologue; 1 Liberty or death; 2 Fleeing the founding fathers; 3 Starving in the streets of London; 4 Back to Africa; 5 Bound for the fatal shore; 6 Recalcitrant convicts at Sydney Cove; 7 The dread of perishing by famine; 8 An incorrigibly stubborn black; 9 Sportsman to General Grose; 10 Tugging at the oars; playing in the band; 11 The Old Commodore; Afterword; Appendix: Biographies of the black founders; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780868400310
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000344243
  • (EBL)291963
  • (OCoLC)191036403
  • (SSID)ssj0000112808
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12017142
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000112808
  • (PQKBWorkID)10087396
  • (PQKB)11751331
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000344243

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