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Vanguards of Empire: the lives of William Dawes, Watkin Tench and George Worgan

Clarke, Robert Michael


This thesis is a study of the lives of three men brought together in one of the most significant ventures in empire building that Britain undertook: the European settlement of New South Wales. They came together as strangers in this new colony, and for a brief time found common interests and experiences before diverging on vastly different life trajectories. The thesis represents the first in-depth biographical studies of these men. The thesis...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-09
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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