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THE INTOLERABLE HULKS: British Shipboard Confinement 1776-1857, Campbell, Charles

Author Name    Campbell, Charles

Title   THE INTOLERABLE HULKS: British Shipboard Confinement 1776-1857

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   Very Good +

Edition   Third Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A. Fenestra Books 2001

ISBN Number    1587360683 / 9781587360688

Seller ID   012993

xv, + 242pp., intext, b/white halftone plates and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, one soft reading crease there-on. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. Textblock unmarked. In the time of Queen Anne's reign until the American Revolution, Great Britain transported thousands of convicts to Maryland and Virginia. A crisis for the British criminal justice system led to the housing of prisoners on old ships - floating prisons - that became known as prison 'hulks'. Contents include: Prelims., Author's Note, Introduction, 14 chapters, Epilogue, Notes, Bibliography, Appendices. Book weight approx. 370g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

History, Colonial America, British Prison Hulks, Transportation, Campbell, Charles, Criminology

Price = 24.44 AUD

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