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Convict workers

reinterpreting Australia"s past

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Convict labor -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Penal colonies -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Penal colonies -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Stephen Nicholas.
      SeriesStudies in Australian history
      ContributionsNicholas, Stephen, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8931.A86 C66 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 246 p. ;
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2035855M
      ISBN 100521361265
      LC Control Number88011990

        The resulting convict leasing system ensnared not only men but also African American women, who were forced to labor in camps and factories to make profits for private investors. In this vivid work of history, Talitha L. LeFlouria draws from a rich array of primary In , the state of Georgia began to make its rapidly growing population of /5.   As the manufacturing and service sectors began hiring prisoners, agriculture expanded its use of migrant workers. Profit and exploitation. Today, convict leasing offers significant revenues for.

      Fishpond Australia, Convict Workers: Reinterpreting Australia's Past (Studies in Australian History) by Stephen Nicholas (Edited)Buy. Books online: Convict Workers: Reinterpreting Australia's Past (Studies in Australian History), , 5/5(1). , Convict workers: reinterpreting Australia's past / edited by Stephen Nicholas Cambridge University Press Cambridge ; Melbourne Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

      When labor needs were acute, arrests spiked and convict leasing became a major source of revenue at the state and local levels. TCI -- the company that leased Cottenham -- . Convict Pose circa African-American convict workers, dressed in striped uniforms, pose during a supervised lunch break, Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by .


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Convict Workers offers an interesting interpretation of Australia's convict past. The convicts sent to Australia were not professional criminals, but ordinary British and Irish men and women.

They brought with them a diverse range of useful work skills, essential to the forging of 4/5(1). Convict Workers: Reinterpreting Australia's Past (Studies in Australian History) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Convict workers on the Great North Road, – [external website] See if your convict helped build the Great North Road, connecting Sydney with the Hunter Valley.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Beyond convict workers: essays. Description: 90 pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Preface --Beyond convict worker: unanswered questions about convict Convict workers book and society / Stephen Nicholas --Selected for transportation / David Meredith, Deborah Oxley --Contrasting colonies, or a tale of three.

In a radical new interpretation of Australia's past, based on exhaustive and detailed analysis of recORD this book shows that the convicts sent to Australia were not professional criminals, but ORD work skills, essential to the forging of a new economy and society.

By illuminating the Price: $ During the first quarter of a century of white settlement in Australia, the economy and society was the creation of convict workers transported from Britain and Ireland. No other period of Australian history evokes such strong images in the popular mind than the convict by: Understanding convict workers / by Stephen Nicholas and Deborah Oxley Flinders University of South Australia, Discipline of Economic History Bedford Park, S.

Aust Australian/Harvard Citation. Nicholas, Stephen. & Oxley, Deborah. & Flinders University of South Australia. Discipline of Economic History. In his book, “Twice the Work of Free Labor: The Political Economy of Convict Labor in the New South,” historian Alex Lichtenstein noted that while some northern states used convict leasing, only in the South was complete control of prisoners turned over to the contractors, and only in the South did the places where convict laborers worked become known as “penitentiaries.”.

Convict Workers: Reinterpreting Australia's Past (Studies in Australian History) by Nicholas, Stephen (ed.) and a great selection of related books, art Book Edition: 1st Edition. Reckoning with convict workers in Van Diemen's land.

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Subjects: Convict workers: reinterpreting Australia's past. # Convict workers. Although Convict Workers had claimed that: 'The convicts speak not in words, but out of the dry dust of the statistics collected in order to regulate their convict life', as Evans and Thorpe pointed out only five transportees, all male, were named in the entire book.

In their book Convict Workers, first published inStephen Nicholas and Peter Shergold challenged these assumptions. Their analysis of NSW convict records revealed a greater proportion of Author: Merran Williams.

Convict labor has once again become an issue that we must energetically address. Alex Lichtenstein's Twice the Work of Free Labor seeks to place the institution of convict labor at the intersection of post-Civil War class relations, industrial capitalism, and the U.S. South's road to. The resulting convict leasing system ensnared not only men but also African American women, who were forced to labor in camps and factories to make profits for private investors.

In this vivid work of history, Talitha L. LeFlouria draws from a rich array of primary sources to piece together the stories of these women, recounting what they. Convict workers is a study in comparative history, noting the resemblances and the contrasts with indentured labour, slavery and punitive communities elsewhere.

By illuminating the contribution of the convict workers to Australia's economic. Frank Tobias Higbie's book, Indispensable Outcasts: Hobo Workers & Community in the American Midwest, (University of Illinois Press), is an imaginative recreation of the diverse people, mostly younger men, who formed an ever-shifting transient labor force between the late 19th century and the Great Depression.

Higbie's clear and lucid. Twice the Work of Free Labor is the first book-length study of the history of the Southern convict-lease system and its successor, the chain gang.

For nearly a century after the abolition of slavery, convicts labored in the South's mines, railroad camps, brickyards, turpentine farms and then road gangs, under abject conditions. Convict Labor and the Texas State Capitol. Back to exhibit. Convicts hewing the columns for the Texas State Capitol.

Prints and Photographs Collection, / The old Texas State Capitol building in Austin was already slated to be replaced when it burned down in Beyond Convict Workers Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Paperback from $ Format: Paperback.

Book Description: Inthe state of Georgia began to make its rapidly growing population of prisoners available for hire. The resulting convict leasing system ensnared not only men but also African American women, who were forced to labor in camps and factories to make profits for private investors.

book reviews Convict Workers: Reinterpreting Australia's Past edited by Stephen Nicholas (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, ), pp. x Author: Robin Gollan.Convict laborers were often dismally treated, but the convict lease system was highly profitable for the states and the employers.

As public sympathy grew towards the plight of convict laborers.