Bushrangers : Australia's Wild Colonial Boys. / Kenneth Muir.
- ISBN: 9780864272904 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Edition: 1.
- Publisher: Brisbane : Trocadero , 2013.
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This is the story of the wild colonial boys - the bushrangers who terrorised the highways and back roads of regional Australia for a century from 1788.This diverse group of criminals varied from 'gentlemen' to outright psychopaths, from hold-up merchants to murderers. The book relates how their very diverse circumstances drove them into lives of crime and celebrity status among the colonial population.Bushrangers were a handful of fugitives, living on their wits, who came to epitomise the Australian spirit of rebellion.
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