American Citizens, British Slaves: Yankee Political Prisoners in an Australian Penal Colony 1839-1850

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We hardly had our feet on the soil, when almost the first objects that greeted our vision were gibbets, and men toiling in the most abject misery, looking more degraded even than so many dumb beasts. Such sights, and the supposition that such might be our fate, served to sink the iron still deeper in our souls. American Citizens, British Slaves tells the strange story of almost a hundred United States citizens who were transported to Van Diemen's Land in 1839-40. As members of the Patriot Army that had conducted border ...

American Citizens, British Slaves: Yankee Political Prisoners in an Australian Penal Colony 1839-1850 2002, Michigan State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780870136238

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American Citizens, British Slaves: Yankee Political Prisoners in an Australian Penal Colony, 1839-1850 1998, Melbourne University Press, Carlton

ISBN-13: 9780522850277

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