A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope : John Montagu and Sir John Franklin.

By: JOEL, Craig R.

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476pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1921509821 ***A new study of the colonial administration of Van Diemen's Land: Joel argues that Colonial Secretary Montagu usurped the administratively inexperienced Sir John Franklin's authority in his desire to curry favour in London, and that it was Montagu who was the chief architect of the failed probation system of convict discipline.

Title: A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope : John Montagu and Sir John Franklin.

Author Name: JOEL, Craig R.

Categories: Tasmania,

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 29411

Keywords: administration colonial imperial tasmania Van Diemen's Land,