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Landscapes of production and punishment: convict labour management on the Tasman Peninsula 1830–1877

  • Martin D. Gibbs (a1), Richard L. Tuffin (a2), Hamish Maxwell-Stewart (a3), David A. Roberts (a2), David Roe (a4), Jody N. Steele (a4), Susan Hood (a4) and Barry S. Godfrey (a5)...
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The ‘Landscapes of Production and Punishment’ project aims to examine how convict labour from 1830–1877 affected the built and natural landscapes of the Tasman Peninsula, as well as the lives of the convicts themselves.

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