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Bound by Every Tie of Duty: John Lewes Pedder, Chief Justice of Van Diemen's Land

By: Fox, Jacqueline

Price: $52.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300584

ISBN: 1925801160


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 324 pages John Lewes Pedder (1793 - 1859) served as Chief Justice of Van Diemen's Land from 1824 to 1854, and his long career provides a unique window into the colonial world - through crime, politics, and frontier collision with the island's Aboriginal people. Where Pedder's critics condemn a subservient official who hindered reform and sent hundreds to the gallows, contemporaries lauded an upright judge, cour... View more info