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Victim of an 'Extraordinary Conspiracy'? Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land 1843-46

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Mickleborough, LC, Victim of an 'Extraordinary Conspiracy'? Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land 1843-46 (2011) [PhD]

Abstract

Introduction -- Part 1: Environment, concepts and arrival. Ch. 1. The formation of Sir John Eardley-Wilmot's attitudes and opinions: his approach to crime and punishment in England -- Ch. 2. Prelude to Van Diemen's Land: House of Commons, slavery and financial insecurity -- Ch. 3. Appointment and reception: 'a strong & steady hand'? -- Part 2: The convict system. Ch. 4. Opposition to the established scheme: assignment to probation -- Ch. 5. Probation and population: the system under Eardley-Wilmot -- Ch. 6. 'Misguided little creatures' and female protagonists -- Part 3: Colonial life, controversies and dismissal. Ch. 7. Colonial chaplaincies: church and state -- Ch. 8. Taxes, finances and elected representatives -- Ch. 9. Growth of colonial society -- Ch. 10. Rumours and recall -- Conclusion.

Item Details

Item Type:PhD
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Author:Mickleborough, LC (Dr Leonie Mickleborough)
ID Code:77662
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:History and Classics
Deposited On:2012-05-16
Last Modified:2012-05-16
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