Rocks

Rocks : Life in Early Sydney

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This book shows the Rocks as a place very different from the ususal images of a brutal 'gaol colony'. It was, rather, a preindustrial town, a face-to-face society, marked more by movement and opportunity dialogue and negotiation than by coercion, discipline and punishment. Winner of Premier's Community & Regional History Prize 1998.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 324 pages
  • 140 x 216mm | 685g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 0522847226
  • 9780522847222