Secondhand. Very good condition. Minor edgewear. Small mark on inside title page.
This book digs deeper and sheds new light on the decision to start a colony in Australia.
Frost examines the impact of the American War of Independence and Britain's shifting strategic aims, the role of ministerial incompetence and ambition, and the concerns of a turbulent society obsessed with law and order.
In doing so, Frost questions several accepted ideas about how and why Britain set its sights on an Australian colony.