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''Those Lads Contrived a Plan'': attempts at mutiny on Australia-bound convict vessels

Citation

Maxwell-Stewart, H, ''Those Lads Contrived a Plan'': attempts at mutiny on Australia-bound convict vessels, International Review of Social History, 58, (S21) pp. 177-196. ISSN 0020-8590 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 2013 Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis

DOI: doi:10.1017/S0020859013000308

Abstract

ABSTRACT: Between 1787 and 1868 a total of 830 convict vessels left the British Isles bound for the Australian penal colonies. While only one of these was seized by mutineers, many convicts were punished for plotting to take the ship that carried them to the Antipodes. This article will explore the circumstances that shaped those mutiny attempts and the impact that they had on convict management strategies.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Maritime History, Convict History
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 through Studies of Human Society
Author:Maxwell-Stewart, H (Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart)
ID Code:87755
Year Published:2013
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (DP1112756)
Deposited By:Humanities
Deposited On:2013-12-04
Last Modified:2014-12-12
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