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Convict words : language in early colonial Australia / Amanda Laugesen
Bib ID 2193858
Format BookBook
Author
Laugesen, Amanda
 
Description South Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 2002 
xxiv, 208 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0195516559
0195516559
0195516559
0195516559
Summary

Convict words explore the language of the Australian convict era, taking the form of a dictionary with supporting quotations from contemporary texts, including newspapers and government reports documents and novels.

Notes

Bibliography: p. xxiii.

Subjects English language - Australia - History.  |  English language - Social aspects - Australia.  |  Convicts - Australia.  |  Australia - History - 1788-1851.
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