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Synopsis: In 1829 Captain Fremantle formally laid Great Britain's claim to all of New Holland outside the bounds of New South Wales and to garrison a vast coastline the British created three short-lived military outposts to the north-Fort Dundas Melville Island, 1824-29, Fort Wellington Raffles Bay, 1827-29 and Victoria Port Essington, 1838-49-and Westernport and King George's Sound in 1826 to the south and far southwest. An award-winning historian's fine account of imperial assertion
Title: World's End: British Military Outputs in the...
Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing
Publication Date: 2016
Book Condition: Used: Like New
Book Description Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne, 2016. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 277 pages Tells of Britain's ultimately successful attempts to ensure that the whole of Australia belonged to the home county. Between 1824 and 1849 British officialdom planted five strategically placed, small military outposts on the vast continental coastline. An award-winning historian's fine account of imperial assertion. Bookseller Inventory # 288833