Author: 
Emma Christopher
Reviewer: 
Christienna Fryar

Fryar on Christopher, 'A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts after the American Revolution'

Emma Christopher. A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts after the American Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-978255-0.

Reviewed by Christienna Fryar (SUNY Buffalo State) Published on H-Empire (April, 2014) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Aparna Vaidik
Reviewer: 
Matt Matsuda

Matsuda on Bera, 'A Journey through Nicobars: A History of Nicobar Islands Pre and Post Tsunami' and Vaidik, 'Imperial Andamans: Colonial Encounter and Island History'

Tilak Ranjan Bera. A Journey through Nicobars: A History of Nicobar Islands Pre and Post Tsunami. Salt Lake City: Woodland Publishers, 2011. . ISBN 978-81-906121-4-2.Aparna Vaidik. Imperial Andamans: Colonial Encounter and Island History. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. xvii + 282 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-57605-6.

Author: 
Emma Christopher
Reviewer: 
Michael Bellesiles

Bellesiles on Christopher, 'A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts after the American Revolution'

Emma Christopher. A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts after the American Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-978255-0.

Reviewed by Michael Bellesiles Published on H-Law (August, 2011) Commissioned by Christopher R. Waldrep

Justice Transported

Author: 
Biswamoy Pati, ed.
Reviewer: 
A. Martin Wainwright

Wainwright on Anderson, 'Indian Uprising of 1857-8: Prisons, Prisoners and Rebellion' and Pati, 'The 1857 Rebellion'

Clare Anderson. Indian Uprising of 1857-8: Prisons, Prisoners and Rebellion. Anthem South Asian Studies Series. London: Anthem Press, 2007. viii + 205 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84331-249-9; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84331-295-6.Biswamoy Pati, ed. The 1857 Rebellion.

Author: 
Stephen A. Toth
Reviewer: 
Leland Barrows

Barrows on Toth, 'Beyond Papillon: The French Overseas Penal Colonies, 1854-1952'

Stephen A. Toth. Beyond Papillon: The French Overseas Penal Colonies, 1854-1952. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. xvii + 213 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-4449-8.

Reviewed by Leland Barrows (Voorhees College) Published on H-French-Colonial (July, 2007)

French Guiana and New Caledonia: How Much of the Myth Was Reality?

Author: 
Gwenda Morgan, Peter Rushton
Reviewer: 
Roger Hainsworth

Hainsworth on Morgan and Rushton, 'Eighteenth-Century Criminal Transportation: The Formation of the Criminal Atlantic'

Gwenda Morgan, Peter Rushton. Eighteenth-Century Criminal Transportation: The Formation of the Criminal Atlantic. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. 238 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-79338-1.

Reviewed by Roger Hainsworth (Department of History, University of Adelaide) Published on H-Albion (March, 2007)

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