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Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880

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Cod: BRT9781472831101

An aparitie: 2019

Autor: Ian Knight

Categoria: Reference

Editie: necartonata

Editura: Osprey Publishing Ltd

Format: 234 x 170 x 4 mm



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The first 'bushrangers' or frontier outlaws were escaped or time-expired convicts, who took to the wilderness - 'the bush' - in New South Wales and on the island of Tasmania. Initially, the only Crown forces available were redcoats from the small, scattered garrisons, but by 1825 the problem of outlawry led to the formation of the first Mounted Police from these soldiers.

The gold strikes of the 1860s attracted a new group of men who preferred to get rich by the gun rather than the shovel. The roads, and later railways, that linked the mines with the cities offered many tempting targets and were preyed upon by the bushrangers.

This 1860s generation boasted many famous outlaws who passed into legend for their boldness. The last outbreak came in Victoria in 1880, when the notorious Kelly Gang staged several hold-ups and deliberately ambushed the pursuing police. Their last stand at Glenrowan has become a legendary episode in Australian history. Fully illustrated with some rare period photographs, this is the fascinating story of Australia's most infamous outlaws and the men tasked with tracking them down.

Cartea Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880 face parte din categoria Reference a librariei online Libris.ro si este scrisa de Ian Knight.
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