The Floating Brothel

The Floating Brothel : The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts

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This is the story of the 237 women convicts on board "The Lady Julian", which set sail for Botany Bay, Australia, in July 1789. It tells of their voyage and their life in 18th-century Australia. Resources include trial records and the hand-written account of John Nicol, the ship's steward.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 144 x 223 x 30mm | 430g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 8pp b&w photographs
  • 0747272867
  • 9780747272861

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