Scandal In The Colonies

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Kirsten McKenzie | Publisher : Melbourne Univ. Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780522850758
ISBN 13 : 0522850758

In 1830s Sydney, a visiting aristocrat, Viscount Lascelles, is exposed as a former convict. In Cape Town, during the same decade, veiled accusations of incest and murmurs about a c..

The Killer Trail

Pub Date : 2009-10-22 | Author : Bertrand Taithe | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191622762
ISBN 13 : 0191622761

The Killer Trail tells the tale of one of the most notorious atrocities to take place during the European 'scramble for Africa', a real life story of insane violence in the heart o..

Scandal Of Colonial Rule

Pub Date : 2012-03-22 | Author : James Epstein | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107377950
ISBN 13 : 1107377951

In 1806 General Thomas Picton, Britain's first governor of Trinidad, was brought to trial for the torture of a free mulatto named Louisa Calderon and for overseeing a regime of ter..

A Colonial Affair

Pub Date : 2017-09-15 | Author : Danna Agmon | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781501713064
ISBN 13 : 150171306X

A Colonial Affair traces the 1716 conviction of Nayiniyappa, a Tamil commercial agent employed by the French East India Company, for tyranny and sedition, and his subsequent public..

Early Colonial Scandals

Pub Date : 1962 | Author : Bill Wannan | Publisher : Melbourne, Lansdowne

ISBN 10 : 0701800062
ISBN 13 : 9780701800062

Chapter 6 gives an account of the Myall Creek Massacre and retributions...

An Irresistible Temptation

Pub Date : 2006-11-01 | Author : Carol Baxter | Publisher : Allen & Unwin

ISBN 10 : 9781741760071
ISBN 13 : 1741760070

Set against the backdrop of a particularly divisive period in colonial New South Wales, Australia, this sensational story recounts the scandal that centered on the alluring convict..